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.


  • Age 65
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

prisoner custody, routine driving, transport

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As a yet another anniversary of your untimely death is among us I’d like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that your law enforcement family will always remember. Rest in peace always.

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

June 8, 2021

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