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.

Bio

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

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

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Shawn will always be remembered for the good hearted person he was, and because he was a caring and good hearted I know he's in heaven. I think about Shawn Snow often enough for he was the real deal when it comes to caring about others.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

August 17, 2021

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