On Saturday, June 3, 1972, Trooper George Emory was killed in an accident that occurred Friday, June 2, 1972, on U. S. Route 13 near Harrington.
George Emory was on his way home after a tour of duty at Troop 3 near Camden when his patrol vehicle, which was part of a take-home program, was struck in the rear.
Trooper Emory was removed from the accident scene and taken to Milford Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead on Saturday, June 3, 1972.|
George Emory was born in Lewes, Delaware. He was a graduate of Seaford High School and served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam. Trooper Emory was awarded the bronze star and two presidential unit citations.
He was appointed a State Trooper on May 15, 1970 and assigned to Troop 3, Camden.