Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Trooper Thomas L. Clardy | Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts


Thomas L. Clardy

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: 10 years

Badge # 3090

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile accident

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Trooper Thomas Clardy died from injuries he sustained in a vehicle collision on I-90, near mile marker 80 in Charlton, at approximately 12:00 pm.

He was working an overtime assignment conducting accident reduction enforcement when he made a traffic stop of another vehicle. He had returned to his patrol car when another vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed crossed three travel lanes and struck him from behind.

Trooper Clardy was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. The driver of the vehicle who struck the patrol car was charged criminally with negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.

Trooper Clardy had served with the Massachusetts State Police for 10 years and was a veteran of both the United States Marine Corps and United States Army. He is survived by his wife and six children.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 208 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

It is truly sad that this cause of death is preventable. Cruiser cages have a long history of causing injury and death in collisions.

Steve Crowell
Retired Marlboro, MA Constable
August 6, 2016


Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
All 2016 Deaths