Trooper James A. Kelly, Jr.

Trooper James A. Kelly, Jr.

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Friday, August 8, 1980

James A. Kelly, Jr.

Trooper James Kelly was killed when a vehicle operated by an intoxicated driver crossed the double yellow lines and struck his patrol car sending it airborne

The driver was charged with driving while intoxicated and criminal negligent homicide.

Trooper Kelly had served with the New York State Police for seven years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 3621

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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Trooper James A. Kelly Jr. will never be forgotten. May his soul rest in Heaven, and may God bless his family.

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

March 25, 2018

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