Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Trooper Thomas Clardy Age: 44 years old Tour: 10 years State Police End of Watch: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Obituary
Trooper Thomas Clardy died from injuries he sustained in a vehicle collision on I-90, near mile marker 80 in Charlton, at approximately 12:00 pm.

He was working an overtime assignment conducting accident reduction enforcement when he made a traffic stop of another vehicle. He had returned to his patrol car when another vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed crossed three travel lanes and struck him from behind.

Trooper Clardy was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. The driver of the vehicle who struck the patrol car was charged criminally with negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.

Trooper Clardy served with the Massachusetts State Police for 10 years and was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife and six children.

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