Captain Edward A. O'Donnell

Captain Edward A. O'Donnell

West Homestead Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, May 2, 1938

Edward A. O'Donnell

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.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, May 1, 1938

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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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May 2, 2017

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