According to New York State Police, a memorial was held Monday for a New York State Trooper killed in the town of Morris 10 years ago. Trooper Jill Mattice was involved in an accident on State Route 23 when her police vehicle sideswiped an oncoming tractor trailer. Her death marked the first woman killed in the line of duty since the New York State Troopers began in 1917. Trooper Mattice was a School Resource Officer for the Unadilla Valley Central and Franklin School Districts.

Credit: New York State Police, facebook
Credit: New York State Police, facebook