CW2 Richard A Hoppe was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/25/1970 at the age of 26.3 from Auto accident
Flight Classes 67-7 and 67-5
Date of Birth 08/28/1944
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 114 AHC in 67-68
This information was provided by Richard Roth. Update by Jim Gosnell 114 AHC Roster

More detail on this person: L.I. Couple Killed in Crash And Child Is Critically Hurt MELVILLE, L.I., Dec. 27-A young couple was killed and their baby was crtically injured here last night in a two?car accident on Route 110. The driver of the second car was charged with drunken driving. Suffolk County police iden tified the victims as Richard Hoppe, 26 years old, of 41 Monmouth Drive, East North port, L.I. and his wife Can dice, 25. The police said they were killed at about 11:30 P.M. Their 10?month?old daughter, Carrie, was reported in critical condi tion this afternoon at Central General Hospital, Plainview, L.I. The police said that the Hoppe vehicle was northbound when it was struck by a south bound vehicle, traveling in the wrong lane, and driven by An drew Turchek, 29, of 5 Birch Circle, East Farmingdale, L.I. Mr. Turchek, who escaped in jury, was released on $500 bail this morning after arraignment in District Court on the drunken driving charge.

Burial information: Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, NY

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