Sergeant Pablo Alvarez-Carrión

Sergeant Pablo Alvarez-Carrión

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Friday, September 25, 1998

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Pablo Alvarez-Carrión

Sergeant Alvarez-Carrión was killed in an automobile crash at approximately 4:00 am while patrolling in the aftermath of Hurricane George.

The patrol car was travelling on Jose de Diego Expressway (Highway 22), in Arecibo, when it struck a horse standing in the roadway near the interchange with Highway 129. Low visibility and blackout conditions contributed to the crash. Two other officers were injured in the accident.

Sergeant Alvarez-Carrión was flown to a hospital in San Juan where he succumbed to his injuries.

Sergeant Alvarez-Carrión had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 22 years and was assigned to the Officer of Security and Protection. He is survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

hurricane, single vehicle crash, weather

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Sgt. Alvarez-Carreon,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Puerto Rico. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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September 25, 2023

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