Officer Francis Ryan

Officer Francis Ryan

Delaware State Police, Delaware

End of Watch Thursday, November 2, 1922

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Francis Ryan

Officer Ryan succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident two weeks earlier while attempting to stop a speeding motorist on the Philadelphia Pike NB at Holly Oak at 10:30 p.m. His motorcycle struck a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction. The violator fled the scene and was never found.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, October 17, 1922

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From one Delaware Trooper to another, on this 98th anniversary of your untimely death, no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always, TFFT.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

November 2, 2020

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