NY state trooper dies while working on upstate lake
Trooper James Monda working a marine detail at the time, police said
Duty Death: James Monda - [New York]
The Post-Star, Glens Falls, N.Y.
NORTHVILLE, N.Y. — A state police trooper who was working on the Great Sacandaga Lake on Sunday as part of a marine detail has died, state police said Sunday night.
"The circumstances of the death are currently under investigation, and more information will be released as it becomes available," state police said in a statement.
The identity of the trooper is being withheld pending notification of family, the statement said.
It is with deep regret that Superintendent Kevin P. Bruen announces the line of duty death of Trooper James J. Monda.— NewYorkStatePolice (@nyspolice) August 23, 2021
Trooper Monda, an 18 year veteran of the New York State Police, is survived by his fiancee, mother and father.https://t.co/afRLL6PiX7 pic.twitter.com/jaiUbK0laA
(c)2021 The Post Star (Glens Falls, N.Y.)