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Patrolman Richard J. Cahalan | Colorado State Patrol, Colorado Colorado State Patrol, Colorado


Richard J. Cahalan

Colorado State Patrol, Colorado

End of Watch: Saturday, September 28, 1957

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

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Patrolman Richard Cahalan was killed in an automobile crash while responding to an accident call near Kremmling.

During the response his vehicle went over a 50-foot embankment on Colorado Highway 84 (modern day Route 134) approximately seven miles west of Kremmling. An officer with the Colorado Department of Game and Fish was riding with him and was injured.

Patrolman Cahalan was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Colorado State Patrol for nine years.

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo
September 29, 2017


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