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Sergeant Mark Anthony Prynn | Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

Sergeant

Mark Anthony Prynn

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Tuesday, February 9, 1909

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 3 years, 2 months

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Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Incident Date: 1/26/1909

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Sergant Prynn was killed after another officer’s gun accidentally discharged as he arrested a suspect. Sergeant Prynn dismounted his horse and cuffed the suspect. When another officer's horse bolted, his gun accidentally discharged, wounding Sergeant Prynn in the shoulder. He was treated by a local doctor and taken to Ashland Hospital. He was expected to recover. Due to a serious infection, he underwent emergency surgery and died February 9, 1909.
Sergeant Prynn had served with the Pennsylvania State Police for more than three years and was survived by his mother.

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A Hero now in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.
February 9, 2015

 

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