Trooper Martin J. Kerins

Trooper Martin J. Kerins Troop L August 21, 1938

Trooper Martin J. Kerins
Troop L
August 23, 1938

On August 23, 1938, Trooper Martin J. Kerins, 28, died of head injuries when the tire of his motorcycle blew out while he patrolled the Southern State Parkway two days earlier. After the accident, Trooper Kerins was taken to the Babylon Hospital for treatment but he never regained consciousness and died as a result of his injuries.

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

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