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Police Officer Bradley W. Matteson | Fort Wayne Police Department, Indiana Fort Wayne Police Department, Indiana

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Bradley W. Matteson

Fort Wayne Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Thursday, October 5, 2000

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 19 years

Badge # 157

Cause: Automobile accident

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Police Officer Bradley Matteson died shortly after being involved in a vehicle accident.

He was returning from a service call when his cruiser was struck by a semitrailer which had run a red light at State Street and Coliseum Boulevard. The cruiser was flipped over and the driver's side doors were crushed and had to be pried open in order to free Officer Matteson. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries several hours later. The driver of the other vehicle pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter.

Officer Matteson had served with the Fort Wayne Police Department for 19 years and had planned to retire in 2001. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Hard to believe it has been 16 years. RIP, Brother.

Sgt. B. Burton
FWPD
October 5, 2016

 

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