Trooper Benjamin R. Seaton

Trooper Benjamin R. Seaton

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, October 24, 1949

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Benjamin R. Seaton

Trooper Seaton was killed in an automobile accident at a gravel intersection when another car entered the intersection at the same time as his patrol car. He was ejected from the patrol car which then landed on top of him. He succumbed to his injuries en route to the hospital.

Trooper Seaton had served with the Illinois State Police for seven years and was assigned to District 7. Trooper Seaton was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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The Illinois State Police lives forever, and since you were an Illinois State Trooper YOU will live forever. You will never be forgotten. Thank you for your sacrifice and service.

Trooper A.M. Unal
Illinois State Police

April 19, 2020

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