Officer Rank: Trooper

Memorial Panel: 37-W: 26

Department: West Virginia State Police

End of Watch: 11/03/2007

Cause: Automobile crash

Age: 25

Length of Service: 2

Trooper Linn was killed in a single-car automobile accident while responding to assist another officer engaged in a foot pursuit with a suspect. While responding, with emergency equipment activated, Trooper Linn lost control of his department vehicle and hit a utility pole. Trooper Linn’s cruiser rolled several times before landing in a field. He was transported to a local hospital where he died several hours later.

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