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Mo. Trooper killed in traffic crash


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September 22, 2005

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Mo. Trooper killed in traffic crash

Officer Down: Donald K. "Kevin" Floyd - [Texas County, Missouri]


Biographical Info

Age: 45

Additional Info: Trooper Floyd had been with the Missour State Highway Patrol since 1986. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Trooper Floyd was struck and killed while conducting a traffic stop.

Date of Incident: September 22, 2005


therolladailynews.com

A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper was killed in the line of duty yesterday afternoon.

At 12:21 p.m. Trooper Donald K. Floyd was struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 60 in Texas County, approximately one mile east of Route MM. He was airlifted by helicopter to St. Johns Hospital in Springfield where he died from injuries at 1:33 p.m.

Trooper Floyd was working speed enforcement with one of the patrol's aircraft, and had stopped an eastbound vehicle for a traffic violation. Trooper Floyd had made contact with the driver of the vehicle and had turned to return to his patrol vehicle when he was struck by a pickup truck traveling east on U.S. 60. The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending against the driver of the pickup, the patrol said.

For full story, visit: Trooper killed in Texas County



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