Pennsylvania State Police

PA State Trooper Killed in Vehicle Accident

Trooper Michael Stewart;  Photo: via fox43.com

Trooper Michael Stewart; Photo: via fox43.com

A Pennsylvania State Trooper has died from injuries sustained in an on-duty vehicle accident early Friday morning.

The accident occurred on State Route 711 near State Route 271 at approximately 2:30 a.m.

Trooper Michael Stewart, 26, succumbed to his injuries after being involved in the accident. Another trooper was also present in the patrol vehicle. That trooper was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Tragedy in Central PA: State Trooper Shot and Killed

Trooper Landon Weaver;  Photo: PA State Police

Trooper Landon Weaver; Photo: PA State Police

A Pennsylvania State Trooper has been shot and killed after responding to a domestic violence incident Friday evening in Huntingdon County.

Trooper Landon Weaver, 23, was shot and killed by suspect Jason Robison, 32, who was later located nearby where Trooper Weaver had been shot.

Robison allegedly refused to surrender and threatened officers before police shot and killed him.

It has been reported that the alleged cop-killer had a history of animosity toward law enforcement. A recent Facebook post on his account allegedly said, "The only good cop is a dead cop," and portrayed a picture of a  wrecked police cruiser and injured officer.

Weaver joined the Pennsylvania State Police in December, 2015 and is the 97th Pennsylvania State trooper to have been killed in the line of duty. 

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