Trooper fired after fatal crash

There are 2 comments on the WHEC-TV Rochester, NY story from Aug 26, 2008, titled Trooper fired after fatal crash. In it, WHEC-TV Rochester, NY reports that:

State Police have fired trooper Eric Kristansen. This comes just weeks after he was cleared of any criminal wrongdoing from a crash he was involved in back in October that killed Shonda Skinner, a Wayne County ...

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Manuel Labore

United States

#1 Aug 26, 2008
This young trooper was on a extreme emergency call and doing his job!! 83 mph is not a high speed given the circumstances. This was a terrible tragedy but an accident!!
Local resident

Chicago, IL

#2 Sep 11, 2008
83 mph only after reaching speed of 127! There is no excuse for that kind of behavior. It is ob vious that he was not an appropriate individual to hold that kind of responsibility especially since he was on probation at the time of the incident. Could have and should have been avoided.

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