Special Police Officer John J. Montabana

Special Police Officer John J. Montabana

Trumbull Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Saturday, November 2, 1974

John J. Montabana

Officer John Montabana succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic.

Officer Montabana had served with the Trumbull Police Department for 2.5 years. He is survived by his wife and child.

Bio

  • Age 60
  • Tour 2 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Friday, November 1, 1974

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CT POST 7:34 pm, Thursday, November 2, 2017
Trumbull police remember officer killed 43 years ago
By Tara O'Neill

TRUMBULL — Town police took to social media to honor a fallen officer Thursday who died on this day 43 years ago.

Officer John Montabana was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic on Nov. 1, 1974, and he succumbed to his injuries on Nov. 2, 1974, police said.

Montabana served with the Trumbull Police Department for two years and six months before his death, police said. He died at the age of 60.

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