Richard A. Pallas, Jr.

Troop D - August 31, 1967
Richard A. Pallas, Jr.





On August 31, 1967, Sergeant Richard A. Pallas, Jr., 32, was killed in a traffic accident.

After giving testimony in court, Sergeant Pallas was returning to his residence when his vehicle collided with a flatbed truck at the intersection of Sunset Avenue and the Utica arterial in Utica. The driver of the truck was charged with driving while intoxicated.

Sergeant Pallas joined the State Police in 1959 and served as Station Commander of the Remsen Substation.