Trooper Sean Michael O'Connell, Jr.

Trooper Sean Michael O'Connell, Jr.

Washington State Patrol, Washington

End of Watch Friday, May 31, 2013

Add to My Heroes

Sean Michael O'Connell, Jr.

Trooper Sean O'Connell was killed when his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle as he controlled traffic in Conway, Washington.

He was struck near the intersection of Fir Island Road and Main Street and knocked to the ground at approximately 5:45 pm. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Trooper O'Connell was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Washington State Patrol for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

In July 2013, Skagit Bridge was renamed to Trooper Sean M. O'Connell Jr. Memorial Bridge.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 1076
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

directing traffic

Most Recent Reflection

View all 225 Reflections

Rest in heavenly peace on this your 7 anniversary in heaven

Mark Mottola

May 31, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.