Trooper Harry Lee Henderson

Trooper Harry Lee Henderson

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, March 17, 1987

Harry Lee Henderson

Trooper Harry Henderson was struck and killed by a truck during a traffic stop on I-66 in Warren County.

After returning to his cruiser to write the traffic violation, Trooper Henderson was struck by a tractor-trailer and killed instantly. It was determined that the driver of the tractor-trailer had fallen asleep and veered off the road.

The truck driver was charged with manslaughter and reckless driving.

Trooper Henderson had served with the agency for 14 years and is survived by his son and daughter.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 749

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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Trooper Henderson,
On today, the 26th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Virginia. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


U.S. Border Patrol

March 17, 2013

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