Patrolman Thomas Barnett Elder

Patrolman Thomas Barnett Elder

Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, March 22, 1931

Thomas Barnett Elder

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.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 years, 1 month
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, January 4, 1930
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.

March 22, 2015

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