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End of Watch:   Saturday, July 26, 1997

Trooper Smith was sitting in his patrol car in the emergency lane of Interstate 95 in Miami after completing a traffic stop and was struck from behind by a drunk driver travelling at an excessive speed.  He had served the citizens of Florida, with the Florida Highway Patrol, for 4 years.

His career with FHP began January 4, 1993. He was in the 87th recruit class in Tallahassee, from January 4 to May 21, 1993.  He was stationed in Naples and Miami.  At the time of his death, he was 34.

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NOTE:  Some of this information has been provided with the permission of The Officer Down Memorial Page Website.   Also available on the ODMP, you may view or leave reflections about this officer.

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