Trooper First Class Carey S. Poetzman

Carey S. Poetzman
End of Watch: 1/19/1986
Age: 28
Years of Service: 6
Cause of Death: Aircraft Accident
National Memorial Panel: 19-E: 10

​After completing a transport of a patient from Carroll County to the Shock Trauma Center, Trooper First Class Poetzman was killed when the medevac equipped Bell Jet Ranger helicopter she was flying in crashed in southwest Baltimore. The crash occured off the 1200 block of North Hilton Parkway in a heavily wooded and elevated section of Leakin Park.​

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