Corporal Henry C. Bruns

   February 1987

Corporal Henry C. Bruns, 41, was killed in a traffic crash on February 16, 1987, just eight days after the death of Trooper Harper. Corporal Bruns was killed when the vehicle in which he was a passenger skidded on ice-covered MO-6 in Buchanan County and hit a bridge abutment. Corporal Bruns was appointed to the Patrol in 1968 and was a classmate of Trooper Harper. He was the 15th officer to be killed in the line of duty. Trooper Bruns was survived by his wife, a son, and a daughter.


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