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Patrolman George B. Kruth | Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Bureau of State Parks, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Bureau of State Parks, Pennsylvania

Patrolman

George B. Kruth

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Bureau of State Parks, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Thursday, September 15, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Incident Date: 9/14/1932

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Patrolman George Kruth and Patrolman William Paradine were killed when their patrol motorcycles collided head-on on a sharp curve on the Peninsula Highway in Wateworks Park (modern day Presque Isle State Park).

Patrolman Kruth succumbed to his injuries the following day.

Patrolman Kruth was survived by his wife.

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End of Watch: Wednesday, September 14, 1932
Cause: Motorcycle crash

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