Special Agent Gerald A. Schuett

Special Agent Gerald A. Schuett

Union Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Sunday, December 22, 1968

Gerald A. Schuett

Special Agent Schuett was struck by a train and killed while conducting a roll-by inspection in the rail yards at North Platte, Nebraska.

He stepped back from the train he was inspecting and was struck by another train.

Special Agent Schuett had been with the agency for two months. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Nebraska

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Special Agent Shuett, the world never got to truly know what a gift you were and how well you could have shined in law enforcement, however, thank you for helping to protect one of America's greatest assets, it's railroads.

God Bless and you forever Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

December 22, 2015

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