Massachusetts State Police identify trooper, 31, who died suddenly

FRAMINGHAM, MA (WHDH) – An off-duty Massachusetts State Police trooper died unexpectedly on Wednesday.

Authorities said Matthew Daigle, 31, suffered a medical emergency while running in his hometown.

The trooper was rushed to Framingham Union Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

State police officials said Daigle was “highly-regarded and deeply respected by his brother and sister troopers, as well other members of the first-responder community who knew him.”

Daigle joined the state police in March 2012 and was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

“Our thoughts at this time, and our prayers, are with his family. He is survived by his wife Christine, father, sister and in-laws,” state police said.

Details of funeral services will be announced in the coming days.

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