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Trooper Richard T. Gaston

Trooper Richard T. Gaston Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
Appointed: December 13, 1998
District: Toll Road
December 1, 1969 - March 4, 1999

In the final days of his field training, Trooper Gaston was conducting a traffic stop with field training officer Senior Trooper Bradley Kaizer. During the stop on the Indiana Toll Road in St. Joseph County, a westbound semi-tractor trailer drove off the roadway and struck the troopers' vehicle, killing Trooper Gaston and two people in another car.

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