Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Trooper Donald Turner was struck and killed by a vehicle while assisting a tow truck operator who was removing a vehicle from a roadside ditch five miles south of Auburn.
Another vehicle came over a small hill at a high rate of speed, slid on the icy roadway, and struck Trooper Turner and the tow truck driver. Trooper Turner was killed instantly.
Trooper Turner, from Auburn, was assigned to the Ligonier post. He was survived by his wife, two sons and daughter.
United States Army Air Forces