Trooper Jessica Jean Cheney, VSP, Jan. 17, 1998, Stafford, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek
N 38° 24.717 W 077° 24.754
18S E 289359 N 4254279
Quick Description: A roadside memorial at the sight where Virginia State Police (VSP) Trooper Jessica Jean Cheney was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic at the scene of an accident on US Route 1
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 1/30/2009 10:55:39 AM
Waymark Code: WM5PH1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Long Description:
Trooper II Jessica Jean Cheney
Virginia State Police
End of Watch: Saturday, January 17, 1998

Biographical Info
Age: 23
Tour of Duty: 2 years
Badge Number: 980

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle
Date of Incident: Saturday, January 17, 1998
Weapon Used: Automobile
Suspect Info: Not available

Trooper Cheney was killed while directing traffic at the scene of an accident on US Route 1, near State Route 630, in Stafford County, Virginia. She was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries a short time after undergoing surgery. She was a former dispatcher at Division I in Richmond, and was assigned to Division II following graduation from Trooper Basic School.

Trooper Cheney had served with the agency as a trooper for 2 years. She is survived by her parents and sister. Her mother is a dispatcher with the department, her father is a sworn member of the agency, and her sister is a dispatcher with a neighboring police agency.
Website pertaining to the memorial: [Web Link]

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Type of memorial: Sign

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