Police Officer Thomas Joseph Wixted

Police Officer Thomas Joseph Wixted

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, March 15, 1942

Thomas Joseph Wixted

Officer Wixted was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic outside the Philadelphia Convention Hall at 34th Street and Currie Avenue, following a basketball game. Officer Wixted was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries early the following morning.

Officer Wixted had served withthe Philadelphia Police Department for 13 and a half years and was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 13 years, 6 months
  • Badge 2151

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, March 14, 1942
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

directing traffic

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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.

March 15, 2015

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