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Patrolman Richard V. Mahoney | Erie Police Department, Pennsylvania Erie Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman

Richard V. Mahoney

Erie Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Wednesday, October 31, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 20 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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Patrolman Richard Mahoney was struck and killed by a vehicle on State Street, between 20th Street and 21st Street, while working a special Halloween assignment.

He had just finished speaking to a citizen when he inadvertently stepped in front of an oncoming. He suffered a fractured skull and two broken legs as a result of the collision. The driver who struck him drove him to St. Vincent's Hospital where he passed away approximately 30 minutes later.

Patrolman Mahoney had served with the Erie Police Department for 20 years. He was survived by several siblings.

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Patrolman Mahoney,
On today, the 89th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Erie.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
October 31, 2017

 

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