despp: Interstate 84 Rest Area to be Dedicated in Honor of Auxiliary Trooper Killed in Line of Duty
2013

{Connecticut State Police Patch}  
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
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Reuben Bradford
Commissioner
Colonel Danny R. Stebbins
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 17, 2013

 

INTERSTATE 84 REST AREA IN SOUTHINGTON

 TO BE DEDICATED TO AUXILIARY TROOPER

KILLED IN LINE OF DUTY

 

WHAT:  Dedication of the Rest Area on Interstate 84, Eastbound in Southington in honor of Auxiliary Trooper Edward W. Truelove.

   On November 13, 1992, Aux. Tpr. Truelove stopped for a disabled motorist in the truck-climbing lane of I-84 in Cheshire. After directing the driver and passenger to safety by the guardrail, Aux. Tpr. Truelove attempted to safeguard the scene with his strobe lights. Several minutes later, an interstate truck driver drove into the rear end of the cruiser and Aux. Tpr. Truelove was killed in the crash.

 

WHEN:   Friday, September 20, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:   Interstate 84 Eastbound Rest Area in Southington

WHO:   Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman

 Colonel Danny R. Stebbins, CT State Police

           State Rep. Al Adinolfi

           Auxiliary Trooper Coordinator Robert Prouty

 

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Lt. J. Paul Vance





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