Park Ranger Julie Weir United States Department of the Interior – National Park Service U.S. Government End of Watch: Thursday, February 24, 2011

Photograph: Park Ranger Julie WeirPatch image: United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, U.S. Government

Park Ranger Julie Weir
United States Department of the Interior – National Park Service
U.S. Government

End of Watch: Thursday, February 24, 2011

Biographical Info
Age: 39
Tour of Duty: 11 years
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Thursday, February 24, 2011
Incident Location: Nebraska
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Park Ranger Julie Weir was killed in an automobile accident on I-80 near Kearney, Nebraska.
Ranger Weir was on official travel status while relocating from her permanent position at Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to a field training assigning at Yosemite National Park in California.
Her vehicle went out of control during a heavy snow storm, crossed into oncoming traffic, and collided with a tractor trailer.
Ranger Weir had served as a seasonal law enforcement park ranger with the National Park Service for 11 years and had just graduated from FLETC as a full-time law enforcement ranger.

Agency Contact Information
United States Department of the Interior – National Park Service
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240
Phone: (202) 208-6843
Please contact the United States Department of the Interior – National Park Service for funeral arrangements or for survivor benefit fund information.

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A park ranger was killed in a crash while on authorized travel on Feb. 24, according to a press release.

Ranger Julie Weir had recently graduated from the Land Management Police Training Program and was on her way to begin the Field Training and Evaluation Program in Yosemite National Park in California when the collision occurred on I-80 near Kearney, Neb.

She was in transition from the permanent position at Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia, Pa. to a new position at Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park in Alaska, Wash.

Weir held 11 other units of the National Park Service throughout the country.

Funeral services are pending.

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