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January 21, 2010
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First female NY trooper killed on-duty in crash

Trooper Jill Mattice collided with a truck

Associated Press

MORRIS, N.Y. — State police say a trooper has been killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer, making her the first female New York state trooper to die in the line of duty.

Police say 31-year-old Trooper Jill Mattice was traveling east on State Route 23 in upstate New York when her cruiser collided with the westbound truck Wednesday afternoon in the Otsego County town of Morris, 57 miles southeast of Syracuse.

Police say Mattice was pronounced dead at the scene.

State police Mattice was a six-year veteran stationed at the Oneonta (oh-nee-AHN'-tuh) barracks and assigned as the school resource officer for two local school districts.

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The cause of the crash is under investigation.






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