Trooper Michael Lynn Newton

Trooper Michael Lynn Newton

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, May 22, 2003

Michael Lynn Newton

Trooper Newton was killed when his patrol car, a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria, was struck from behind while he was making a traffic stop on the shoulder of I-70 near Odessa, Missouri at 7 a.m.

The patrol car burst into flames upon impact and Trooper Newton was trapped inside. The driver of the vehicle he had stopped and the driver of the truck that struck his patrol car were both injured in the accident.

Trooper Newton was assigned to Troop A in Lee's Summit and had been with the Missouri State Highway Patrol for over two years. He is survived by his wife and two young sons.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 799

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

traffic stop

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Mike just wanted to stop by and say your not forgotten. And never will be. You were a great guy and Trooper. I know your watching over all of us down here. RIP trooper Newton #799 Godspeed

COI/ Firefighter Justin Malone
MO Dept. of Corrections/RRFPD

July 11, 2015

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