Trooper Joseph Newton Sawtell, Jr.

Trooper Joseph Newton Sawtell, Jr.

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch Friday, August 5, 1966

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Joseph Newton Sawtell, Jr.

Trooper Sawtell was killed in an automobile accident in Melbourne when his cruiser was struck by a car that ran stop sign.

Trooper Sawtell had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for 4 months.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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I’m sorry you left us after so little time. I was only 2 months old at the time.

Chris Marchi

August 6, 2021

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