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Sergeant Andrew Robert Rusbarsky | Monroeville Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania Monroeville Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Sergeant

Andrew Robert Rusbarsky

Monroeville Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 29, 1968

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 53

Tour: 17 years, 4 months

Badge # SERGEANT

Military veteran

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Incident Date: 8/29/1954

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Sergeant Andy Rusbarsky succumbed to injuries sustained on August 29th, 1954, when he was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of William Penn Highway and Center Road.

He and another officer were directing traffic at the intersection when he was struck and thrown over 200 feet. He suffered a fractured skull, broken shoulder, and a broken leg that eventually had to be amputated. He underwent over 50 surgeries following the crash as his health continued to deteriorate. He died as a result of the complications on October 29th, 1968.

Sergeant Rusbarsky was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and had served with the Monroeville Borough Police Department for 17 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.

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Sgt. Rusbarsky,
On today, the 48th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the U.S. Army during WW II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol
October 29, 2016

 

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