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Trooper David D. Monahan | Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

Trooper

David D. Monahan

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Thursday, April 17, 1980

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Charged with homicide

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Trooper David Monahan was killed when his patrol car was intentionally rammed during a roadblock. Other troopers and local officers were chasing a serial burglary suspect in Chester County when the driver of the vehicle struck the passenger side of Trooper Monahan's vehicle.

He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The suspect was also injured and was charged with homicide by motor vehicle.

Trooper Monahan was a U.S Air Force veteran of the Vietnam war and had served with the Pennsylvania State Police for 9 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.
April 17, 2015

 

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