Trooper Robert John Lather II

Photo of Trooper Robert John Lather II
End of Watch: Tue, Jul 6th, 1982
Date of Incident: Tue, Jul 6th, 1982
Cause of Death: Vehicular Assault
Service Time: 7 years & 6 months
Age: 30


While on routine patrol, Trooper Lather responded to a call for assistance from a Howard County Sheriff's Deputy who was in pursuit of a vehicle traveling at speeds in excess of 95 miles per hour. While attempting to slow the fleeing vehicle, Trooper Lather pulled in front of the car and was killed when the speeding vehicle ran into his police car.


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