Trooper David J. Lane

Trooper David J. Lane

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, November 4, 2009

David J. Lane

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.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 4705
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Your Brother and his Family,Kelly,Aunts,Uncles,Cousins,Friends and your Law Enforcement Family filled the house and garage with laughter and stories. Lane chicken,your favorite and theirs was on the grill,silly string decorated your tree in the front yard .. 8 yrs. ago this was the worst day of my family and friends make it a bearable day. Colonel Reagan still drives 5 hrs. up and back to have dinner with all of us. We are honored to have such a wonderful man with us. We think of you everyday and miss you even more...we are proud of the man you grew up to over your brothers and sisters in Law Enforcement and your family! Sending love and hugs always! Mom

Cheryl Lane

November 6, 2017

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