Trooper Duane F. Nichols

Trooper Duane F. Nichols

Nebraska State Patrol, Nebraska

End of Watch Thursday, July 24, 1958

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Duane F. Nichols

Trooper Nichols was killed when his patrol car was struck by a drunk driver near Waterloo, Nebraska. The 60 year old driver was charged with motor vehicular homicide.

Trooper Nichols had been with the agency for eight years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 133

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with vehicular homicide

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Thank you for your service and today we take the time to remind you and your family that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your LE brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 24, 2020

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