Trooper Lee Trebu Huffman

Trooper Lee Trebu Huffman

Kentucky State Police, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, May 8, 1953

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Lee Trebu Huffman

Trooper Lee Huffman succumbed to injuries he received when he was struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 31 W, five miles north of Elizabethtown, on May 4, 1953, at 4:30 p.m.

He had just exited his police vehicle to help crash victims when a passing vehicle skidded on the wet road and struck him. He was transported to the United States Army Hospital in Fort Knox with head injuries.

Trooper Huffman was a United States Army WWII veteran and had served with the Kentucky State Police for two years. He was survived by his wife, son, stepson, his parents, and a brother.

He is buried at Zachary Taylor Cemetery in Louisville.

KY 218 in Metcalfe County was designated the Trooper Lee T. Huffman Memorial Highway.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Monday, May 4, 1953

accident scene, weather

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To my step father who was a very grate man .He was in our life for a very sort time , but have not ever let his memory go, God Bless .

Leslie Ayers
Step Son

May 23, 2020

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