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Trooper Anthony Bensch | Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

Trooper

Anthony Bensch

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 3, 1961

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 20 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

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Trooper Anthony Bensch was killed in an automobile accident while returning from a pistol qualification with other troopers. The driver of the patrol car swerved to avoid striking a deer and the vehicle went into a skid on the wet pavement and struck a tree. Trooper Bensch was thrown from the vehicle and killed instantly.

Trooper Bensch had been with the Pennsylvania State Police for 20 years and had previously served with the United States Marine Corps. He was survived by his mother.

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Trooper Bensch,
Sir, as a fellow LEO;former Marine I would just like to say on today-the 55th anniversary of your death thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a LEO but for our Country as well when you served in the USMC. and to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
a fellow LEO;former Marine

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United States Border Patrol
October 3, 2016

 

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