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"Gone But Not Forgotten...You Will Be Remembered"

Trooper Andy Wall

Rutherford County

May 7, 2011

Trooper Wall and Trooper Buddy Head were riding their THP motorcycles and escorting the U.S. Air Force Thunderbird pilots to an air show. A crash occurred involving three vehicles and the two state troopers.

Trooper Joe Snipes

Bradley County

September 1, 2011

Trooper Snipes was killed in an off-duty motorcycle accident in Bradley County. Trooper Snipes died just before 5 p.m. when he lost control of his bike on Pleasant Grove Road. His wife was also injured in the crash.

Trooper Ronnie Hale

White County

July 6, 2012

Trooper Hale died while on duty in the Cookeville District. Trooper Ronnie Hale was stationed in White County when he suffered a heart attack. Trooper Hale died while being transported to the hospital by emergency medical personnel.

Trooper Michael Slagle

Knox County

January 25, 2013

Trooper Slagle passed away from what appears to have been natural causes after he crashed on Longmeyer Road in Knox County. He was discovered unresponsive and was unable to be revived at the scene.

Sergeant Brian Boshears

Scott County

April 22, 2013

Sergeant Boshears passed away from complications of pneumonia.