Trooper Jorge A. Agosto

Trooper Jorge A. Agosto

Connecticut State Police, Connecticut

End of Watch Wednesday, November 22, 1989

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Jorge A. Agosto

Trooper Jorge Agosto was struck and killed by a vehicle while working a Thanksgiving holiday traffic detail on I-95 just south of Exit 5 in Greenwich.

He had stopped to assist another trooper on a traffic stop. He was struck by a car while walking on the shoulder of the highway. The driver of the car that struck him had been suffering a diabetic seizure at the time of the crash.

Trooper Agosto was a United States Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Connecticut State Police for two years and was assigned to Troop L. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 787
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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Trooper Agosto, it has been 34 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your military and law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

November 22, 2023

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