Trooper Mark Edward Toney

Trooper Mark Edward Toney

Iowa State Patrol, Iowa

End of Watch Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Mark Edward Toney

Trooper Mark Toney was killed in an automobile accident on U.S. Highway 65/69, south of Indianola, at about 4:40 pm.

He was traveling with emergency equipment activated when the patrol car left the roadway and overturned several times, landing in a field. The vehicle burst into flames during the accident.

The crash investigation determined that Trooper Toney's patrol car was traveling at approximately 115 mph when it left the roadway.

Trooper Toney had served with the Iowa State Patrol for 24 years. He is survived by his two sons, parents, brother, two sisters, and fiancee.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge 227

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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It's been three years, six months, and 15 days since your tragic death. Your 24 years of dedication to protecting the citizens of Iowa sill do not go unnoticed. Your life of integrity protecting and serving remain greatly appreciated. Today our mission continues, but today will be a day that I reflect on your love and passion to Darin and Adam, Today is a good day for the boys. It took 1292 days, but today is finally a good day for me. God Speed Brother!

Mark Ludwick, Special Agent
Iowa Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Investigation

April 3, 2015

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