Trooper William Gaines Andrews, Jr.

Trooper William Gaines Andrews, Jr.

Georgia State Patrol, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, May 8, 1977

William Gaines Andrews, Jr.

Trooper William Andrews was killed in an automobile crash during a vehicle pursuit at 11:45 pm.

He was reaching for his microphone when he lost control of his patrol car and struck a tree. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival shortly after midnight.

Trooper Andrews had served with the Georgia State Patrol for five years and was assigned to Post 34 in Manchester. He was survived by his wife and 9-month-old son.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 738

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 7, 1977
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

single vehicle crash, vehicle pursuit

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My deepest condolences to the family members of Trooper Andrews. May his soul rest in Heaven.

First Sergeant Tom Webb, Retired
New York State Police

January 26, 2018

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