Motorcycle Patrolman David Vernon Naar

Motorcycle Patrolman David Vernon Naar

Town of Oyster Bay Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, November 22, 1930

David Vernon Naar

Patrolman David Naar was killed in a motorcycle accident while pursuing a speeding motorist.

Patrolman Naar was on patrol on Sunrise Highway in Massapequa when he observed a speeding vehicle. Patrolman Naar began to pursue the vehicle. As he approached the corner of Sunrise Highway and Carmen Avenue, a limousine was pulling out of a gas station. The speeding vehicle passed, but the limousine then pulled out in front of Patrolman Naar. Patrolman Naar struck the limousine and was thrown to the ground and fractured his skull. He died at the scene from his injuries.

Patrolman Naar was survived by his wife, son and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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I said a little prayer today for Patrolman Naar and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

November 19, 2015

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