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Va. trooper is hit, killed in traffic stop


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November 27, 2006

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Va. trooper is hit, killed in traffic stop

Officer Down: Robert Hill - [Richmond, Virginia]



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Biographical Info

Age: 42

Additional Info: Senior Trooper Robert Hill had served with the Virginia State Police for 19 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Hill was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop.

Date of Incident: November 24, 2006

 


Va. trooper is hit, killed in traffic stop

By Bill Geroux, Staff Writer
Richmond Times-Dispatch

A veteran Virginia State Police trooper was killed yesterday afternoon when he was struck by a car on the side of U.S. 58 in Southampton County. He had stopped to write a ticket to another motorist.

Senior trooper Robert A. Hill, 42, of Courtland, a 19-year veteran of the state police, was pronounced dead at the scene, about 6 miles east of Emporia, said Sgt. D.S. Carr, a state police spokesman.

Carr, who had known Hill for years, called him "a real family man, a fine trooper and a friend." ...

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