Trooper Micah David May

Trooper Micah David May

Nevada Department of Public Safety - Nevada Highway Patrol, Nevada

End of Watch Thursday, July 29, 2021

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Micah David May

Trooper Micah May succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was struck by a fleeing vehicle on I-15 while deploying spike strips.

Officers with the Nevada Division of Parole and Probation and other troopers had chased the stolen vehicle for approximately 20 miles. Trooper May was deploying spike strips on I-15, in the area of West Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas, when he was struck by the vehicle and went through the windshield. The subject was then shot and killed by other troopers as he reached for Trooper May's service weapon.

Trooper May was flown to University Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries on July 29th, 2021.

Trooper May had served with the Nevada Highway Patrol for 13 years. He is survived by his wife of 13 years, two children, his parents and two brothers.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 6203

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Tuesday, July 27, 2021
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Shot and killed

vehicle pursuit, spike strips, stolen vehicle

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Rest in Peace Trooper May.
You will not be forgotten.

John Doty
Forever grateful for your service
Former Murrieta Police Reserve Officer
Nevada DMV Vehicle Appraiser

December 30, 2022

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