Trooper Lewis Edward Phillips

Photo of Trooper Lewis Edward Phillips
End of Watch: Wed, Apr 16th, 1975
Date of Incident: Wed, Apr 16th, 1975
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Service Time: 2 years & 1 month
Age: 26


Five days before completing one-year as a Probationary Trooper, Trooper Phillips was responding to a call for assistance from a fellow trooper who was pursuing a violator. Trooper Phillips was traveling on U.S. 20 when his patrol car crested a hill and collided with semi-tractor trailer making an illegal U-turn. Trooper Phillips died at the scene.


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