Trooper Donald Raymond Turner

Trooper Donald Raymond Turner

Indiana State Police, Indiana

End of Watch Saturday, January 28, 1956

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Donald Raymond Turner

Trooper Donald Turner was struck by a vehicle and killed while assisting a tow truck operator who was removing a vehicle from a roadside ditch near Auburn in DeKalb County.

Another vehicle came over a small hill at a high rate of speed, slid on the icy road surface, and struck Trooper Turner and the tow truck driver. Trooper Turner was killed instantly.

Trooper Turner was a U.S Army veteran of WWII and had served with the Indiana State Police for over nine years. He was assigned to the Ligonier post. He was survived by his wife, two sons and daughter.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 9 years, 2 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Rest in peace Trooper Turner.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 22, 2020

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