Trooper Clark, 29, was killed on July 2, 2018, when he responded to a report of a suicidal male in the town of Erwin, Steuben County. During the incident, the suspect exited the rear of the house and fired a shot, striking and killing Trooper Clark.
The suspect was later found by law enforcement in the home, deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Trooper Clark graduated from the 203rd session of the Basic School on September 3, 2015, and was assigned to SP Bath at the time of his death. He is survived by his mother, father and brother.