Trooper Robert Wright Smith

Trooper Robert Wright Smith

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, November 21, 1951

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Robert Wright Smith

Trooper Robert Smith was killed when his patrol car skidded into a Norfolk and Western Railroad passenger train at the crossing on Route 600 in Pamplin in Appomattox County, Virginia.

Trooper Smith was survived by his wife.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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As a Virginia State Trooper you undoubtedly faced many dangers and made many sacrifices during your career. We are grateful for your service and may you forever be honored in memory. RIP

Major Larry Carter
NSO & Retired NPD

November 21, 2013

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