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First Female NY Trooper Killed in Line of Duty

First Female NY Trooper Killed in Line of Duty

Trooper Jill Mattice

The AP via YellowBrix

January 21, 2010

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.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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    Collegecop_WA

    about 4 years ago

    2380 Comments

    Rest in peace Trooper Mattice, may God watch over the loved ones you leave behind and may He welcome you home with open arms.

    Note to the Admins: Can we please get hzchuangyi banned for spamming these boards please?

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    Sheepdog1

    over 4 years ago

    480 Comments

    RIP

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    pumper801

    over 4 years ago

    18 Comments

    R.I.P. OUR SSTER YOU GAVE ALL TO PROTECT YOUR STATE AND COMMUNITIES. MAY GOD BE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

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    mwindle

    over 4 years ago

    1336 Comments

    Thank you for the sacrifice you made the people of you state and our nation. You are in God's loving hands. Pray for us.

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    K92008

    over 4 years ago

    290 Comments

    rest in peace we have your watch from here

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    we5150

    over 4 years ago

    202 Comments

    Rest in Peace Sister

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    jortives1969

    over 4 years ago

    1686 Comments

    R.I.P

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    WACollector

    over 4 years ago

    764 Comments

    Rest In Peace, Sister.

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    wams3997

    over 4 years ago

    46 Comments

    I thank you and your family for your sacrifice.

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    mjbrownsr

    over 4 years ago

    86 Comments

    Rest in Peace Trooper Mattice - My prayers go out to your family, loved ones, and fellow officers in this time of loss. Let them not mourn your loss but celebrate your life. We got the watch from here!

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    jdynomit

    over 4 years ago

    212 Comments

    Rest in peace, Trooper. May God bless your family and friends.

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    milcop

    over 4 years ago

    762 Comments

    RIP my Sister

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    captainbud

    over 4 years ago

    420 Comments

    Rest in peace, Trooper. May God bless your family and friends.

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    My condolences to trooper jill mattices family.I feel so bad about what happened.May Trooper Mattice rest in peace.

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    Bryan33

    over 4 years ago

    206 Comments

    Another life cut short,rest in peace, My prayers and thoughts are with your family.

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