Trooper T. Michael Kelly

Trooper T. Michael Kelly

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, May 31, 2000

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T. Michael Kelly

Trooper T. Michael Kelly and Trooper Kenneth Poormon were killed when their cruiser was struck by a tractor-trailer as they were making a U-turn.

The two officers were patrolling on State Route 28 in Ulster County, New York, when they made the U-turn in an attempt to stop a traffic violator. Both officers were killed instantly.

Trooper Kelly had been employed with the New York State Police for 22 years, and is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge 2588

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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