NYS Trooper Dies Following On-Duty Illness

7:53 PM, Aug 24, 2013   |    comments
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BATAVIA, N.Y. -- New York State Police Superintendent Joseph A. D'Amico has announced the death of Trooper William P. Keane of Troop A-Batavia.

Trooper Keane died of a heart attack on Friday, August 23, 2013, while attending a Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was 56 years old.

Trooper Keane spent his 26 year career in Troop A, first assigned to SP Fredonia. He had been a member of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit (CVEU) since 1995. Prior to entering the Division of State Police, Trooper Keane served in the United States Navy for four years. He is survived by his wife, Sharon, his seven children and his five grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements will follow.

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