Trooper William C. Keller

Trooper William C. Keller

Delaware State Police, Delaware

End of Watch Friday, January 22, 1971

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William C. Keller

Trooper William Keller was killed in an automobile accident while en route to an undercover assignment in Dover.

His undercover vehicle was struck by a garbage truck on US 13 near Tybouts Corner. He succumbed to his injuries en route to a local hospital.

Trooper Keller had served with the Delaware State Police for two years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Trooper Keller,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Delaware. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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January 22, 2021

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