Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # 26
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Officer Nathaniel Burnfield was struck and killed by the driver of a dump truck while assisting at the scene of an accident. He and two other officers came up on accident on I-70, near Bentleyville.
He was attempting to clear debris from the roadway when an oncoming dump truck swerved to avoid striking their police vehicle, but instead struck Officer Burnfield.
Officer Burnfield had served with the South Strabane Township Police Department for 5 years. He is survived by his parents and two brothers.