Trooper Kenneth N. Devitt

Trooper Kenneth N. Devitt

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Friday, February 19, 1937

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Kenneth N. Devitt

Trooper Devitt was injured on August 21, 1931 when a vehicle struck his motorcycle while parked on the side of Route 5 in Canastota. Trooper Devitt's leg was fractured and a motorcycle spoke pierced his leg. He developed Bright's disease as a result of his injury and died on February 19, 1937.

Trooper Devitt had served with the agency for 7 years.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Friday, August 21, 1931

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Thank you for your service Trooper K.N. Devitt; He will never be forgotten.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

February 28, 2021

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