Trooper Walter Orville Thurtell

Trooper Walter Orville Thurtell

Kentucky State Police, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, September 29, 1972

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Walter Orville Thurtell

Trooper Thurtell died in a motor vehicle accident while responding to a call for assistance.

Trooper Thurtell had been with the agency for 15 years and was survived by his wife, son and daughter.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 393

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Dear Uncle Orville!
I think about you often and miss you very much.
I often wonder what more things we could have shared together.
Nephew, Billy

USN Sonarman 2nd Class

October 19, 2013

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