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Virginia State Trooper Killed Instantly in Crash

Virginia State Trooper Killed Instantly in Crash

Adam M. Bowen (Va. State Police)

Washington Post via YellowBrix

June 27, 2011

KING GEORGE COUNTY, VA – The Virginia state trooper killed Friday while responding to a call for help in King George County, was a 28-year-old from Warsaw, Va., the state police said.

Adam M. Bowen died instantly in the crash that injured two others, police said.

Bowen was headed west on Route 3 in his patrol car around 6:45 p.m. when he entered the intersection with Madison Drive and collided with an eastbound Hyundai Elantra, according to police.

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The impact forced Bowen’s car to run off the road and hit a traffic light pole, said police. The car split in half, and the front end struck three parked cars in a nearby parking lot. Bowen was wearing a seat belt, police said.

The driver and a passenger in the Elantra suffered minor injuries and were taken to a hospital, police said.

Bowen graduated in 2008 from the Virginia State Police Academy and has worked in King George and Caroline counties. Before joining the police force, he spent five years with the U.S. Air Force National Guard and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.


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    ishields83

    almost 3 years ago

    2 Comments

    Rest In Peace Trooper Bowen. Thank for your assistance with my accident February 2009. My son was born a healthy baby and your were and forever will be a hero to me.

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    Straightshooter

    almost 3 years ago

    1708 Comments

    Rest In Peace Officer Bowen. My Prayers for your Family, friends and coworkers during this difficult time.

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    CITYPATROL1099

    almost 3 years ago

    332 Comments

    Sending a heartfelt Rest In Peace to Trooper Bowen from across the river.

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    milcop

    almost 3 years ago

    762 Comments

    RIP my Brother

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    revCCBeasley

    almost 3 years ago

    2944 Comments

    RIP, God be with the Family as they deal with a tragetic lost.

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    MP247

    almost 3 years ago

    332 Comments

    Rest in Peace Trooper Bowen

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    batman2944

    almost 3 years ago

    738 Comments

    Rest in Peace Trooper Bowen, and God Bless!

    "Train for the Fight"

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    WACollector

    almost 3 years ago

    764 Comments

    Rest In Peace, Brother.

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    Cap701

    almost 3 years ago

    116 Comments

    As you departed the bonds of this earth and touched the face of God, know that the service and dedication you had for your department, its fellow officers and the citizens of your community will never be forgotten. May God comfort in this time of sorrow your family, your fellow officers and all those whose lives you have touched. RIP brother, we’ll take it from here.

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    hbg522

    almost 3 years ago

    7006 Comments

    RIP Trooper Bowen

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    JCSO157

    almost 3 years ago

    114 Comments

    R.I.P. Brother

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    dolphinblue

    almost 3 years ago

    42824 Comments

    R.I.P.

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    boritico

    almost 3 years ago

    928 Comments

    R.I.P.B.

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    Anonymous

    almost 3 years ago

    RIP Trooper Bowen. My thoughts and prayers are with your love ones, friends and department.

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    varadarcop

    almost 3 years ago

    566 Comments

    So sad, he was due to be married to his fiance (a dispatcher) in less than two weeks. RIP brother.

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