Trooper Timothy P. Pratt

Trooper Timothy P. Pratt

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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Timothy P. Pratt

Trooper Timothy Pratt was struck and killed by a vehicle while assisting a lost motorist on the 300 block of Ballard Road in Wilton, New York, at approximately 6:15 am.

He was just beginning his shift when he observed a tractor trailer parked in the center turn lane in front of the New York State Police barracks in Wilton. After speaking to the driver and providing him directions, Trooper Pratt stepped off the cab of the truck. As he stepped onto the roadway he was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

Trooper Pratt was transported to a local hospital before being flown to Albany Medical Center Hospital. He succumbed to his injuries approximately three hours after being struck.

Trooper Pratt was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the New York State Police for 29 years. He is survived by his daughter, two sons, and fiancee.

Bio

  • Age 55
  • Tour 29 years
  • Badge 2519
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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I drive from NJ to my camp in Adirondacks regularly and always think of a lost brother every time I pass under the bridge bearing Trooper Pratt’s name.

Lt. Rick Post
Montclair Police Department

September 23, 2021

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