Fallen trooper’s name added to Wall of Honor

ALBANY,
N.Y. — New York State Police today put fallen trooper, David Brinkerhoff on
its Wall of Honor exactly six years after he was killed during a shootout with
a suspect.

Trooper
Brinkerhoff, stationed at the Coxsackie barracks was killed by friendly fire on
April 25th, 2007.

He was
with an elite group of troopers who stormed a Delaware County house, looking
for Travis Trim, who was accused of shooting another trooper the day before. 

Brinkerhoff
left behind a wife and 7-month-old daughter when he was killed. He was 29.

Every
year, two road races are held in his memory; one in his hometown, near Buffalo
and one at U-Albany, his alma mater.

U-Albany's
Brink Five-K is Saturday.

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