Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 13 years, 6 months
Badge # 700
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Incident Date: 3/27/1988
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Not available
Trooper Samuel Holcomb was killed when he was struck by a vehicle on I-40 in Dickson County, Tennessee.
He had stopped a suspicious vehicle and as he was exiting his patrol car, he was struck from behind by a driver who had been blinded by the early morning sunlight.
No legal action was taken against the suspect.
Trooper Holcomb had been with the agency for 13 and a half years.