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Patrolman Clyde E. Murtland | Greensburg Police Department, Pennsylvania Greensburg Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman

Clyde E. Murtland

Greensburg Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Monday, January 30, 1933

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 11 years

Badge # 3

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Clyde Murtland was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of Main Street and Third Street at approximately 3:45 pm.

He was on patrol when a truck struck him from behind as he attempted to make a left turn onto Third Street. He was transported to Westmoreland Hospital where he died from his injuries an hour later.

The driver of the truck was arrested following the accident.

Patrolman Murtland had served with the Greensburg Police Department for 11 years and also served as a volunteer firefighter. He was survived by his wife and children.

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A Hero now in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.
January 30, 2015

 

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