Trooper Shawn W. Snow

Trooper Shawn W. Snow

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Sunday, August 3, 2008

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Shawn W. Snow

Trooper Shawn Snow was electrocuted while assisting a driver changing a flat tire on an antique fire truck in Ogdensburg.

As Trooper Snow and the truck's driver worked on the tire, the fire truck's ladder came in contact with overhead power lines. Trooper Snow and the truck driver were both killed instantly.

Trooper Snow was a U.S. Coast Guard and a U.S. Navy veteran. He had served with the New York State Police for 19 years and was assigned to Troop B. He is survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

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Trooper Snow Thanks First of all for assisting this Canadian Fire Company Actually a Historical Piece of Apparatus. Your event was in my hometown of Ogdensburg New York .

I know our area have many events dedicated to you and naming of a road in our County of St.Lawrence was put in your name. Thank you for everything you did during your career and also having a large family you did more than most 3 men can do in the years you did.

Thank you for your service to our Great Country.

God Bless

William Walter Coville Lovely
Department of Homeland Security/FEMA
Emergency Medical Technician New York State

August 29, 2019

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