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Pa. trooper killed in crash with tractor trailer

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October 04, 2012

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Pa. trooper killed in crash with tractor trailer

Officer Down: Blake Coble - [Harrisburg, Pennsylvania]

By PoliceOne Staff

SOUTH BEAVER, Pa. — A state trooper was killed Thursday when his squad car collided with a tractor trailer in Beaver County.

Trooper Blake Coble, 48, was on patrol when the accident occurred, The New Jersey Herald reported

The Officer Down Memorial Page said Coble was transported to Heritage Valley Beaver Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police do not yet have many details on the circumstances of the crash.

"His untimely death left two children without a father and a wife without her husband, plus countless friends and family members grieving," State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said in a statement.

"He died serving the people of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania."

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