Martin Kerins

Troop L - August 21, 1938
Martin Kerins





On August 21, 1938, Trooper Martin Kerins, 28, died of head injuries when the tire of his motorcycle blew out patrolling the Southern State Parkway. After the accident, Trooper Kerins was taken to the Babylon Hospital for treatment, but he never regained consciousness.

Trooper Kerins was a five-year veteran of the State Police assigned to SP Valley Stream. He served in several Troop L Stations before his death.