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Captain Edward A. O'Donnell | West Homestead Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania West Homestead Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Captain

Edward A. O'Donnell

West Homestead Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Monday, May 2, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 3 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Incident Date: 5/1/1938

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Captain Edward O'Donnell succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day in a motorcycle accident while attempting to catch a vehicle that had run a red light.

Captain O'Donnell and another officer were both on the motorcycle when it collided with a car pulling out of of a driveway at 126 West Eighth Avenue. Both officers were thrown to the pavement and suffered severe injuries.

Captain O'Donnell had served with the West Homestead Police Department for three months.

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Capt. O'Donnell,
On today, the 79th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of West Homestead Borough.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol
May 2, 2017

 

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