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End of Watch:   Friday, June 9, 1989

Lieutenant Thomas was struck by a passing car while walking back to his vehicle after investigating an abandoned vehicle on I-75 in Tampa.  He had served the citizens of Florida, with the Florida Highway Patrol, for 11 years.

His career with FHP began May 1, 1978. He was in the 55th recruit class in Tallahassee, from May 1 to July 28, 1978.  He was stationed in Tampa and Tallahassee.  At the time of his death, he was 32.

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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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