Trooper Nathaniel Burroughs

Trooper Nathaniel Burroughs

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Friday, February 14, 1997

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Nathaniel Burroughs

Trooper Nathaniel Burroughs was killed when he was struck by a tractor-trailer while investigating an accident on Route 17 at 11:15 am.

The driver of the tractor-trailer lost control of his rig during hazardous weather conditions. He struck a car, which in turn struck the officer.

Trooper Burroughs was transported to Horton Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

He had served with the New York State Police for ten years and was assigned to Troop F.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle


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This message is for Troy Burroughs. If and when you see this please contact me. 845-290-2598 or [email protected]

“ I still remember that day when my cousin was killed. My grandfather had open heart surgery the same day. My grandfather nat uncle. I remember telling my brother in law how my cousin was killed in the line of duty. Then my brother in law was killed in the line of duty. 3/5/15 ppd #9900. When I go to police week with my brother in law and cousin on my shirt. People always stop me

Troy Burroughs
January 25, 2021”

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Sullivan County, NY

February 18, 2022

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