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N.H. state trooper killed after tractor-trailer hits cruiser

Staff Sgt. Jesse Sherrill, 44, had been with the State Police since 2002

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New Hampshire State Police

Duty Death: Jesse Sherrill - [Portsmouth]

End of Service: 28/10/2021

By Suzie Ziegler

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — A New Hampshire state trooper was killed in the line of duty Thursday after a collision with a tractor-trailer.

According to CBS Boston, Staff Sgt. Jesse Sherrill, 44, was working a construction detail when the truck slammed into his cruiser. Sherill was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead. The driver of the tractor-trailer was treated and released, according to the report.

Sherill joined the State Police in 2002.

“Staff Sgt. Sherrill was known as a trooper’s trooper, a consummate, dedicated professional and a true family man,” Col. Nate Noyes said in a statement.