Trooper killed in on-duty accident near Syracuse

May 27, 2012

State Police in Central New York have released the name of a trooper who died Saturday after an accident late the night before.

The trooper has been identified as 31-year old Amanda Anna of Liverpool. Anna lost control of her patrol vehicle and crashed in the Town of Hastings near Oswego. She was a six year veteran of the force, assigned to the Hastings Barracks in Oswego County.

Governor Andrew Cuomo, in a statement, sent condolences to the trooper's family. Anna is survived by her fiance, also a member of the State Police, and a four year old son.

The investigation into the accident is continuing.