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New York State Trooper struck and killed by vehicle

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A nearly 30-year veteran of the New York State Police was killed today in the Albany area.

Police say Timothy Pratt died this morning after he was struck by a vehicle on Ballard Road in Wilton. Police say  Pratt was assisting the driver of a tractor trailer on Ballard Road, near the Wilton barracks, when he was struck by a passing car and critically injured.
Trooper Pratt was airlifted to Albany Medical Center where he died at approximately 9:30 a.m. Pratt served in the Air Force before his time on the State Police force. He is survived by his fiancée, two sons and a daughter. Pratt was 55 years old.