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Sergeant Homer Elder | Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Sergeant

Homer Elder

Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch: Thursday, July 7, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by train

Location: Pennsylvania

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Sergeant Homer Elder was struck and killed by freight train No. VL-7 while patrolling the Panhandle Division's tracks near Point Bridge.

He and another sergeant had been dispatched to the area to remove a group of trespassers who were attempting to board slow moving freight trains.

Sergeant Elder was survived by his wife.

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Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff B. B. Sullivan. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting America's steel roadways.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the scum that are responsible for your death shall forever burn in the lake of fire.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
July 8, 2016

 

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