Town Marshal Bennie Elvin Taylor

Town Marshal Bennie Elvin Taylor

Impact Marshal's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, December 30, 1968

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Bennie Elvin Taylor

Town Marshal Bennie Taylor was killed when his patrol car was struck by a struck and killed by a Fort Worth and Denver Railway train at a grade crossing on FM 3034, just off of U.S. 277.

It is believed he pursuing several suspects who were transporting liquor.

Marshal Taylor was a U.S. Navy veteran. He had served with the Impact Marshal's Office for only four months and had previously served with the Abilene Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife of three weeks, son, parents, and brother.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

alcohol violation, vehicle pursuit

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Marshal Taylor,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Impact. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 30, 2018

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