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.
He is survived by his mother, father and brother.
Bob Lonsberry Tweet: Five years ago today, @nyspolice Trooper Nick Clark was killed in the line of duty. To honor his family and sacrifice, members of the New York State Police are standing watch at his grave site until midnight, at Hillside Cemetery in Canisteo.