Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 13 years
Badge # 4682
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 5/29/2014
Suspect: Charged with murder
Trooper Christopher Skinner was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on I-81 in Broome County.
He was conducting a traffic stop just north of Exit 6, between Chenango Bridge and Castle Creek, when he was intentionally struck by a vehicle that crossed two lanes of traffic.
The subject who struck him continued driving up the interstate until stopping and running into the woods. He was apprehended approximately one hour later following a search of the area.
Trooper Skinner had served with the New York State Police for 13 years and was assigned to the Traffic Incident Management. He was survived by his three children, mother, two brothers, sister, and fiance.