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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I find it very interesting. Luke isn't a real common. I'm a retired Deputy Sheriff. Had a Grandfather who's name was Earl Luke, who built bridges during Great Depression. Had a hand in building the Hoover Dam.

Sgt Dennis Luke
Fairfax County

October 17, 2014

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