Trooper Ross S. Creach

Trooper Ross S. Creach

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, December 12, 1943

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Ross S. Creach

Trooper Creach was killed when an automobile being operated by an intoxicated driver struck him. Trooper Creach was directing traffic at the scene of an accident when he was struck.

The 27-year-old driver was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 4 years.

Trooper Creach was survived by his expectant wife, who had a son one month later.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 58

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 4 years

directing traffic, Impaired Driver

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