Trooper Charles R. Lilly

Trooper Charles R. Lilly

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Sunday, October 29, 1967

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Charles R. Lilly

Trooper Charles Lilly was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while he and his partner conducted a traffic stop. He was standing beside the car of a speeding driver when the car struck him. The suspect fled the scene but was apprehended minutes later when Trooper Lilly's partner pursued and forced him off the road.

The 27-year-old driver was charged with felony drunk driving, hit-and-run, and manslaughter.

Trooper Lilly had served with the California Highway Patrol for two years.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 4029

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in peace Officer Lilly.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 7, 2019

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