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Police Officer Daniel G. Meehan | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

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Daniel G. Meehan

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Friday, January 11, 1957

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 7 years

Badge # 4234

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

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Officer Meehand and Officer Stella Donahue were killed when Officer Donahue lost control of their patrol vehicle on Roosevelt Boulevard near Cottman Avenue and struck a tree. The two had been investigating the behavior of teenagers in the Pennypack Circle section and were on their way to a restaurant when the accident happened.

Officer Meehan, a seven-year veteran of the force, was a Navy veteran of World War II.

Officer Meehan was survived by his wife of two years.

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