Officer Marion Paul Mengedoth

Officer Marion Paul Mengedoth

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, February 7, 1941

Marion Paul Mengedoth

Officer Paul Mengedoth was killed in a crash when his police motorcycle was struck head-on by another vehicle inside the Yerba Buena Tunnel portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

The other vehicle crossed the center divider and struck him as he escorted a convoy of automobiles across the bridge.

Officer Mengedoth had only served with the California Highway Patrol for six months.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge 880

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Dear Officer Mengedoth, your family and my belovwd CHP: Remembering you today and thanking you for your service. Blue and Gold Forever !

Love and honor,

LoVae Pray Martines, Law Enf. Liaison
MADD, San Bernardino County

February 7, 2012

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