Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # 4705
Cause: Automobile accident
Trooper David Lane was killed in a vehicle crash while patrolling State Route 32 in the town of Catskill.
He was traveling northbound when he attempted to pass another northbound vehicle while attempting to catch a violator. The vehicle he attempted to pass attempted to turn left, making contact with Trooper Lane's patrol car, which then struck a utility pole.
Trooper Lane had served with the New York State Police for four years and was assigned to Troop F, SP Catskill. He had previously served with the United States Army in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is survived by his parents, brother, and fiancee.