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Police Officer Pascal M. Grassi | Delaware River Port Authority Police Department, New Jersey Delaware River Port Authority Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer

Pascal M. Grassi

Delaware River Port Authority Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch: Saturday, December 29, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: Not available

Badge # 29

Military veteran

Cause: Struck by train

Incident Date: 12/29/1973

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Officer Pascal Grassi was struck and killed by a train on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge between Camden, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

He was attempting to remove debris that was hanging from the pedestrian walkway into the path of the high speed train that crossed the bridge. One of the trains did not receive the instructions to stop and struck Officer Grassi as he attempted to remove the debris.

Officer Grassi was survived by his wife and two children.

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Uncle Matt,
Forty years ago today you gave your life for others. We will never forget!

Marie Cupo Maiura
niece
December 29, 2013

 

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