Trooper Bobby L. Wells, Jr.

Trooper Bobby L. Wells, Jr.

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mississippi

End of Watch Tuesday, June 27, 1995

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Bobby L. Wells, Jr.

Trooper Wells was killed when he was struck by a vehicle after stopping a traffic violator on I-55 near Hernando. No charges were filed against the driver who struck him.

Trooper Wells had served with the agency for just over 18 months. He was survived by his parents and sister.

A section of I-55, at mile marker 277, was dedicated in Trooper Wells' memory.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 1 year, 7 months
  • Badge E-48

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Bubba, I woke up this morning thinking about you. We were classmates and next door neighbors for many years. Your dedication to your craft or sport was always an inspiration to me. I can’t believe it has been 23 years. You and your family are in my thoughts. Until we meet again.

Colonel Mark E. Givens
United States Air Force

September 30, 2018

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