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Patrolman Karl Raymond McDonough | El Paso Police Department, Texas El Paso Police Department, Texas


Karl Raymond McDonough

El Paso Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 2703

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Charged with intoxicated manslaughter

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Patrolman Karl McDonough was killed when his patrol car was struck by a vehicle being operated by a drunk driver.

Patrolman McDonough and another officer were on patrol and were traveling south on Zaragoza Road. As they passed through the intersection at Saul Kleinfeld Drive, their patrol car was struck by the other vehicle. The patrol car was pushed into a light pole and Patrolman McDonough was killed. His partner was seriously injured.

The driver was arrested and charged with intoxicated manslaughter.

Patrolman McDonough had served with the El Paso Police Department for four years and had served previously with the United States Army. He is survived by his wife, four children, parents, and brother.

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

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater
October 13, 2011


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