Auxiliary Trooper Edward W. Truelove

Auxiliary Trooper Edward W. Truelove

Connecticut State Police, Connecticut

End of Watch Friday, November 13, 1992

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Edward W. Truelove

Auxiliary Trooper Edward Truelove was killed when his patrol car was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer and burst into flames on I-84, at its junction with Route 70, in Cheshire.

He was calling in a disabled vehicle at the time of the accident. Prior to the accident, he had directed the occupants of the disabled vehicle to climb onto a nearby embankment to stay out of harm's way.

Trooper Truelove had served with the Connecticut State Police for over 20 years. He was survived by his three sisters.


  • Age 72
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

disabled motorist

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Thank you for your service Trooper Truelove !!!!!

Sergeant David Dufault (Ret)
Hartford Police Department
Hartford, CT

March 6, 2024

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