Trooper Brooks D. Lawson

Trooper Brooks D. Lawson

Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, July 31, 1969

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Brooks D. Lawson

Trooper Brooks Lawson was struck and killed by a train at an unprotected crossing while in pursuit of a fleeing vehicle in a rural area in Wilcox County. During the pursuit, his view of the train crossing was impeded and he was struck.

He is survived by his wife, his three young sons, and his infant daughter.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

vehicle pursuit

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Thanks to all who have served and paid the ultimate price. Also, thanks to all who have left reflections here for me to read over and think about Trooper Lawson who is my father. I have no recollection or memories of him. I was very young when he passed away.

timothy L Lawson

July 27, 2022

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