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Patrolman Thomas Barnett Elder | Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania

Patrolman

Thomas Barnett Elder

Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Sunday, March 22, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 2 years, 1 month

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Incident Date: 1/4/1930

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Thomas Elder was injured while on patrol on Route 119, near the Scottdale Road, Connellsville, Fayette County. Patrolman Elder was struck by a drunk driver. He was thrown from his motorcycle, and suffered serious injuries. He was taken to the Hospital and died of his injuries and complications on March 22, 1931, over a year after the incident.

Patrolman Elder had been with the agency for two years and was survived by his mother.

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