Officer Justin McGrory

Officer Justin McGrory

Barstow, CA - June 27, 2010

On Sunday, June 27, 2010, at approximately 0338 hours, California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer Justin W. McGrory, I.D.# 18606, was conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle, northbound Interstate 15, south of Hodge Road in San Bernardino County, California. During the enforcement stop, an erratic driver, later arrested for driving under the influence, allowed his vehicle to veer off the roadway and strike Officer McGrory while he stood on the right side of the patrol vehicle. His partner provided medical aid to Officer McGrory, along with responding CHP officers. Officer McGrory was transported via air ambulance to St. Mary's Medical Center in Apple Valley, California, where he was pronounced deceased. Officer McGrory was a resident of Victorville, California. Officer McGrory served as a CHP officer for nearly three years. Officer McGrory is survived by his wife, Kelly; daughters, Erin and Kaci; sons, Cade and Liam; father, retired CHP Lieutenant Robert McGrory, I.D. #12556; mother, Gina; and sister, Khristin.