Trooper David J. Lane

Trooper David J. Lane

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, November 4, 2009

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David J. Lane

Trooper David Lane was killed in a vehicle crash while patrolling State Route 32 in the town of Catskill.

He was traveling northbound when he attempted to pass another northbound vehicle while attempting to catch a violator. The vehicle he attempted to pass attempted to turn left, making contact with Trooper Lane's patrol car, which then struck a utility pole.

Trooper Lane had served with the New York State Police for four years and was assigned to Troop F, SP Catskill. He had previously served with the United States Army in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is survived by his parents, brother, and fiancee.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 4705
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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David Lane was certainly one of a kind. I will always think of David with a smile because he always put a smile on my face after every single conversation I ever had with him; For that reason alone I will fondly remembered him. David was a good man. David will never ever be forgotten.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired, NYSP

January 4, 2020

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