Guard Robert A. Kelley

Guard Robert A. Kelley

Montgomery County Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, June 8, 1971

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Robert A. Kelley

Guard Robert Kelley was killed when the prison transport van he was driving left the roadway and went down a 40-foot embankment on Route 422 to the bank of Perkiomen Creek in Collegeville.

He had picked up a prison trustee from a job site and was returning him back to the Montgomery County Prison Farm when the crash occurred. The prisoner suffered non-fatal injuries in the crash.

Guard Kelley was survived by his wife and three sons.

Bio

  • Age 65
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

prisoner custody, routine driving, transport

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Thank you for your service and know that you will never be forgotten sir.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo (Retired)
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 8, 2020

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