Trooper Tommie Earl Owens

Trooper Tommie Earl Owens

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

End of Watch Friday, July 28, 1989

Tommie Earl Owens

Trooper Tommie Owens was killed when his patrol car was struck by a freight train while on patrol in Lowndes County, Mississippi. He had just reported in for duty when the accident occurred.

Trooper Owens was assigned to Troop G and had served with the Mississippi Highway Patrol for two years.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge G-27

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Trooper Tommie Owens your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The Great State of Mississippi and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow "RedLeg"!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

July 28, 2016

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