Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years, 6 months
Badge # 72
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Not available
Patrolman Richard Murray was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic on Springfield Avenue.
He was knocked into a fire hydrant and killed instantly. The driver was convicted of charges in connection with Patrolman Murray's death.
Patrolman Murray had served with the Irvington Police Department for 2-1/2 years. He was survived by his wife and child.