Trooper Larry Paul Collins

Trooper Larry Paul Collins

Georgia State Patrol, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, November 5, 1973

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Larry Paul Collins

Trooper Larry Collins was killed in a single-car accident outside Reynolds, George.

Trooper Collins had recently changed posts from the Athens area to Americus and had been testifying in a case in Watkinsville. On the way back, his car struck a bridge abutment. Following an investigation no direct cause was ever found.

In 2014, Special Agent Larry Paul Collins was paid tribute with a special ceremony at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Pineview and wreath laying at the graveside behind the church followed by a sign unveiling on GA 257 at the southern city limits of Hawkinsville.

Trooper Collins had served with the agency for five years. He was survived by his expecting wife, parents, brother and sister.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Trooper Collins, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 23, 2019

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