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Patrolman Bernard Benson | South Dakota Highway Patrol, South Dakota South Dakota Highway Patrol, South Dakota


Bernard Benson

South Dakota Highway Patrol, South Dakota

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 17, 1941

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 2 weeks

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

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Patrolman Benson was killed in an automobile accident while responding to an accident near Sioux Falls. His training officer was driving when their patrol car was struck head-on by another vehicle.

Patrolman Benson had been with the agency for only 18 days.

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Patrolman Benson,
On today, the 72nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of South Dakota.


United States Border Patrol
September 17, 2013


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