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
Lt. J. Paul Vance