Trooper II Nathan-Michael William Smith

Trooper II Nathan-Michael William Smith

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Monday, September 21, 2015

Nathan-Michael William Smith

Trooper II Nathan-Michael Smith was killed in a single vehicle crash at approximately 7:10 am while responding to assist another trooper whom he believed to be in distress at an accident scene in Dinwiddie County

He was exiting I-295 south onto I-95 north, in Prince George County, when his patrol car left the roadway, overturned, and struck several trees. He was extricated from the vehicle and flown to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The call he was responding to was dispatched as CPR being performed on another trooper. It was later determined that the trooper was performing CPR on a civilian crash victim.

Trooper Smith had served with the Virginia State Police for 15 months and was assigned to the Richmond Division Area 7 Office. He is survived by his wife, two children, and parents.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 1 year, 3 months
  • Badge 1844

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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I had the pleasure of meeting Nathan's wife and son today at the arrival of the C.O.P.S. kid's camp. Both amazing people. I had the pleasure to play soccer and Twister with Nathan. He is an amazing child and I hope to see them again next year!

Officer Holly Kehoe
Sheboygan Police Department

July 23, 2017

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