Police Officer Nathaniel Michael Burnfield

Police Officer Nathaniel Michael Burnfield

South Strabane Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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Nathaniel Michael Burnfield

Officer Nathaniel Burnfield was struck and killed by the driver of a dump truck while assisting at the scene of an accident. He and two other officers came up on accident on I-70, near Bentleyville.

He was attempting to clear debris from the roadway when an oncoming dump truck swerved to avoid striking their police vehicle, but instead struck Officer Burnfield.

Officer Burnfield had served with the South Strabane Township Police Department for 5 years. He is survived by his parents and two brothers.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 26

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Thinking of you today, like I always do, but it’s slightly more bittersweet. I know your sweet and wonderful mom is standing by your side today, and still probably hasn’t let go of your hand. She, like you, will be horribly missed and remembered in love and memories. The boys and I miss you already Momma B, and Nate, you are missed always. URABUS!! ❤️

Margaret, Connor and Gavin

March 12, 2019

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