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Lieutenant Tremain M. Hughes | New York State Police, New York New York State Police, New York

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Tremain M. Hughes

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch: Friday, January 15, 1932

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Age: 35

Tour: 14 years

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Cause: Aircraft accident

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Lieutenant Tremain Hughes and Corporal Theopolis Gaines were killed when their state police airplane crashed in Madison County, New York.

The pilot, Lieutenant Hughes, was following a road when the plane struck an elm tree. The plane crashed and burst into flames. Lieutenant Hughes was trapped in the rear cockpit of the burning plane and Corporal Gaines was thrown from the plane and died instantly.
Lieutenant Hughes had been employed with the New York State Police for 14 years, and was Chief of the State Police Aviation Unit.

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Corporal Theopolis Gaines
New York State Police, New York
End of Watch: Friday, January 15, 1932
Cause: Aircraft accident

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 80th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
January 15, 2012

 

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