Trooper George Dee Rees

Trooper George Dee Rees

Utah Highway Patrol, Utah

End of Watch Saturday, July 2, 1960

George Dee Rees

Trooper George Rees was killed when his cruiser was struck head-on by a vehicle fleeing other officers. Another trooper had attempted to stop the stolen vehicle when the chase ensued. Trooper Rees and another officer setup a roadblock at the junction of Highway 89 and Highway 91 near Lagoon. As Trooper Rees sat in his cruiser the suspect vehicle struck it head-on. Trooper Rees and both suspects were killed instantly.

Trooper Rees had been with the agency for 12 years and was survived by his wife and son.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 46

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Killed in accident

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

July 4, 2015

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