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Hansell, Trooper Clifford R.
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Wednesday, July 22, 1987
Washington State Patrol
On Wednesday, July 22nd, 1987, Washington State Patrol Trooper Cliff Hansell was involved in a collision while responding to another collision scene.
The incident occurred on North Central Avenue in downtown Kent. Trooper Hansell was traveling through city streets at a high rate of speed when he suddenly had to swerve. His patrol car collided broadside with the front of a semi-truck. Trooper Hansell died of massive injuries. Trooper Hansell was survived by his wife and stepdaughter.