Trooper Donald Edward Lovelace

Trooper Donald Edward Lovelace

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, October 18, 1970

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Donald Edward Lovelace

Trooper Donald Lovelace was struck and killed by an automobile during a traffic stop on Route 17, between Dare Road and Oriana Road, in York County.

Trooper Lovelace had served with the Virginia State Police for one year. He was survived by his wife, son, two daughters, mother, two sisters, and two brothers.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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Trooper Lovelace,
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 Virginia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 18, 2020

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