Trooper Russell John Moesta

Trooper Russell John Moesta

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, November 19, 1970

Russell John Moesta

Trooper Moesta was killed when his patrol car was struck by a train at the railroad crossing on Ramah Road in Fairfield Township. He was en route to investigate a robbery when the accident occurred.

Trooper Moesta had served with the agency for 6 months. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge 2579

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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H e answered the call of himself gave
his all and a part of America died!!!Always in my heart and on my mind!!!

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January 6, 2018

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