Trooper Killed in Automobile Collision


November 4, 2009 - Today at 2:25 PM, Trooper David Lane, 30 years of age, and a 4-year member of the State Police who worked out of the State Police Catskill station was killed in an automobile collision.

Trooper Lane was traveling northbound in his patrol vehicle on State Route 32 in the Town of Catskill, when he attempted to pass another northbound vehicle. The vehicles made contact and Trooper Lane’s vehicle drove off the roadway and struck a telephone pole.

Route 32 has been shut down in both directions to allow for emergency response and investigation.

Additional details of the investigation will be released as they are discovered.

Contact: Troop F Headquarters, Middletown 845-344-5300