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Trooper James A. Kelly, Jr. | New York State Police, New York New York State Police, New York


James A. Kelly, Jr.

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch: Friday, August 8, 1980

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 7 years

Badge # 3621

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Not available

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Trooper James Kelly was killed when a vehicle operated by an intoxicated driver crossed the double yellow lines and struck his patrol car sending it airborne

The driver was charged with driving while intoxicated and criminal negligent homicide.

Trooper Kelly had served with the New York State Police for seven years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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Trooper James A. KELLY Jr. ... the passage of time will never diminish our sincere appreciation for your dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice for us.
God Bless You and your Families, Red and Blue

grateful citizen
August 8, 2015


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