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Patrolman James A. Fredericka | Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio


James A. Fredericka

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch: Friday, May 8, 1953

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 289/328

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

Incident Date: 4/30/1953

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Patrolman James Fredericka succumbed to injuries sustained eight days earlier when he lost control of his patrol car on a wet roadway and struck a tree while responding to an accident call. The accident occurred on State Route 7 in Trumbull County.

He was transported to a hospital in Sharon, Pennsylvania, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Patrolman Fredericka was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He was survived by his wife, two children, and parents.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 59th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
May 8, 2012


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