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 Duane 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 was a United States Navy veteran and had served with the Nebraska State Patrol for eight years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 133
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

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

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