Patrolman Frederick Aaron Lippert

Patrolman Frederick Aaron Lippert

Whitaker Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, October 5, 1972

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Frederick Aaron Lippert

Patrolman Frederick Lippert succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier when he was struck by a pickup truck while directing traffic on the Rankin Bridge.

He was directing traffic around a tow truck that was assisting a disabled vehicle when he was struck and thrown 90 feet. He was transported to Mercy Hospital, where he remained until succumbing to his injuries.

Patrolman Lippert served as a part-time officer with the Whitaker Borough Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife, son, parents, and three brothers.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Monday, October 2, 1972

directing traffic, disabled motorist

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Patrolman Lippert,
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 Whitaker Borough. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 5, 2022

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