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Trooper Robert Elvin Caldwell | Virginia State Police, Virginia Virginia State Police, Virginia

Trooper

Robert Elvin Caldwell

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch: Thursday, June 17, 1948

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 1 year, 6 months

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Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

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Trooper Robert Caldwell was killed in an automobile crash at the intersection of 39th Street and Chestnut Avenue, in Newport News, while in pursuit of a traffic violator.

Another vehicle pulled out of a service station and into Trooper Caldwell's path, causing a collision. Trooper Caldwell's partner was seriously injured in the accident and two occupants of the other vehicle were also killed.

Trooper Caldwell was a WWII veteran and had served with the Virginia State Police for 18 months.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 17, 2015

 

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