Mass Pike bridge dedicated in honor of Trooper Thomas Clardy


CHARLTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Massachusetts State Police held a ceremony Friday honoring a trooper who was killed on the Mass Pike two years ago.

Thomas Clardy (Image Courtesy: Massachusetts State Police)

Trooper Thomas Clardy was conducting a traffic stop on I-90 westbound in Charlton when when he was struck and killed by a car that swerved into his cruiser on March 16, 2016.

During the ceremony on Friday, a bridge over the Mass Pike was dedicated to the fallen trooper, and a memorial stone was unveiled. Governor Charlie Baker and other state leaders spoke at the ceremony honoring Clardy.

Clardy served as a state trooper for 11 years, and was also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He left behind a wife and six children.

22News will be at the ceremony Friday afternoon and will bring you highlights on 22News Starting at 5:00 p.m.

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