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Trooper Richard G. Brown | Indiana State Police, Indiana Indiana State Police, Indiana

Trooper

Richard G. Brown

Indiana State Police, Indiana

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 27, 1967

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 12 years, 4 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Incident Date: 9/27/1967

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Trooper Richard Brown was struck and killed at an accident scene on Interstate 74 at the 54-mile marker near Lebanon in Boone County.

At 7:00 am, Trooper Brown was struck by another vehicle as he investigated an accident between a car and a truck. Two others were killed and a third critically injured as a result of the second accident.

Trooper Brown had served with the Indiana State Police for over 12 years and was assigned to the Lafayette post. He was a US Merchant Marine and a US Army veteran. Trooper Brown was survived by his wife, son and three daughters.

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You were our neighbor and our friend, first and foremost. Your memory is always there, as is your smile. I remember that day far too well as do your family and friends. You are missed. Rest in peace.

Teresa Poynter Watson
Friend and neighbor
May 28, 2014

 

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