SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. – A New York
State trooper has died while attending a conference in Salt Lake City,
Trooper William P. Keane of Troop
A-Batavia died of a heart attack on Friday, August 23, while attending a
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance conference.
He was 56 years old.
Trooper Keane spent his 26 year career in Troop A, first
assigned to SP Fredonia. He had been a
member of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit (CVEU) since 1995. Prior to entering the Division of State
Police, Trooper Keane served in the United States Navy for four years. He is survived by his wife, Sharon, his seven
children and his five grandchildren.