Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # 8851
Cause: Automobile accident
Incident Date: Not available
Patrolman Joseph Pignataro succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile accident 11 months earlier while on patrol.
Patrolman Pignataro was on patrol when his patrol car was struck head-on by another vehicle. He suffered severe head injuries in the accident and died as a result.
Patrolman Pignataro had served with the New York City Police Department for seven years and was assigned to the 46th Precinct. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and twin sons.