Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement on the tragic death of Pennsylvania State Trooper Michael P. Stewart, who died early this morning in a traffic accident while on duty in Westmoreland County:
“Frances and I were deeply saddened to learn of the loss of Pennsylvania State Trooper Michael P. Stewart. This young trooper’s tragic death is a reminder of the selfless sacrifice made each day by every state trooper and their families.
He served his fellow Pennsylvanians, his troop and our Commonwealth with honor and integrity. We join all Pennsylvanians in mourning his loss, and send our sincerest sympathies, thoughts and prayers to his family, friends and all the women and men of the Pennsylvania State Police.”