Tpr. Gerard T. Dowd 777

1962 - 1990

Served 07/14/1989 - 09/12/1990


Trooper Gerard Dowd, 28, was killed in a fatal accident, September 12, 1990, when his patrol vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Delaware Route 54 and Maryland 353. He was responding to an emergency call to assist a fellow Trooper at a fight in progress near Frankford, Delaware.

Trooper Gerry Dowd was assigned to Troop 5, Bridgeville.

As flags waved in the breezy afternoon and a bagpipe player filled the air with the song ´┐ŻAmazing Grace´┐Ż, Trooper Dowd was buried, September 15, 1990, at Lady Lourdes Cemetery, Seaford.