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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My Dearest Nate, We had lunch only days before you passed, and I never imagined it would be our last. I miss you my dear friend and I think of you often, especially on Valentine’s Day!
I love you my brave friend and I miss you so much!
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