The state trooper who was shot and killed in the line of duty in Steuben County will be laid to rest this weekend.

The state trooper who was shot and killed in the line of duty in Steuben County will be laid to rest this weekend.

Trooper Nicholas Clark was responding to a report of a suicidal person in the town of Erwin around 3:30 a.m. Monday.

Police say Clark was shot and killed by 43-year-old Steven Kiley, a principal in the Bradford Central School District. Investigators say Kiley than took his own life.

Calling hours for Clark are Saturday at Alfred University from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. His funeral is Sunday at 11 a.m. on the university campus.

Before wearing the shield, Clark was a star athlete, winning two state wrestling championships and going on to play college football at Alfred University. He even tried out for the Buffalo Bills before heading to the New York State Police Academy.