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photo of Trooper Patrick Ambroise
End of Watch:   Saturday, May 15, 2010

Trooper Patrick Ambroise was killed when his patrol car was struck from behind while he was stopped on the shoulder of the Florida Turnpike, near Okeechobee Road. A vehicle traveling on the turnpike suddenly veered onto the shoulder and struck Trooper Ambroise's patrol vehicle, causing it to burst into flames, and trapping him inside.

Trooper Ambroise had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for four years. His career with the FHP began June 20, 2005. He was a member of the 111th Recruit Class in Tallahassee, from June 20, 2005 to January 12, 2006. He was assigned to Troop K (Miami-Turnpike). At the time of his death, he was 35. He is survived by his wife, Roberta and two young daughters, mother and five siblings.

Read more about Trooper Patrick Ambroise:

Messages from Governor Charlie Crist / Tower of Blue
Funeral Arrangements / Patrick Ambroise Memorial Fund
Read E-mail Condolences / Send E-mail Condolences
News Articles Regarding Trooper Patrick Ambroise
In Memory of Trooper Patrick Ambroise 1975-2010

NOTE:  Some of this information has been provided with the permission of The Officer Down Memorial Page Website.   Also available on the ODMP, you may view or leave reflections about this officer.

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