NY State Trooper Dies from 9/11 Related Illness

Photo: NYS Police/Damian Battinelli

A state trooper who helped in the search and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center after the September 11th, 2001 attacks has died of illnesses stemming from his time at Ground Zero.

Trooper Brian Falb, who served with Troop B in Ray Brook, died Monday morning.

State Police officials say he was assigned to the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 terror attacks He served with the State Police for 18 years, all with Troop B, and was assigned to the Traffic Incident Management team at the time of his death. 

He is survived by his wife and children.

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