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Patrolman W. I. Wright | Nashville City Police Department, Tennessee Nashville City Police Department, Tennessee

Patrolman

W. I. Wright

Nashville City Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 4, 1914

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 10 years

Badge # 46

Cause: Automobile crash

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Patrolman Wright and Officer John Ryan were killed when their patrol car drove off of a bridge and fell 30-feet to the ground. Patrolman Wright died on the scene and Officer Ryan succumbed to his injuries the following day.

Patrolman Wright had been with the agency for ten years and was survived by his wife and two children.

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Officer John Ryan
Nashville City Police Department, Tennessee
End of Watch: Thursday, March 5, 1914
Cause: Automobile crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 98th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was murdered on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

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Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
March 5, 2012

 

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