Trooper Armond A. Luke

Trooper Armond A. Luke

Utah Highway Patrol, Utah

End of Watch Thursday, December 3, 1959

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Armond A. Luke

Trooper Luke was killed in an automobile accident while pursuing a traffic violator. He swerved to avoid several deer in the roadway and his cruiser went over an embankment and into the Sevier River. His body was found floating approximately 50 feet away from his partially submerged cruiser.

Trooper Luke had served with the agency for 23 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge 12

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Trooper Luke,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Utah. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 3, 2019

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