Lieutenant David G. Lyman

Lieutenant David G. Lyman

East Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, April 23, 1914

David G. Lyman

Lieutenant David Lyman was struck and killed by a passenger train at the Superior Avenue railroad crossing.

Lieutenant Lyman mistook a large bag on the tracks for the body of a man and walked onto the tracks to remove it. The train hit him before he could get out of the way.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Lt. Lyman,
On today, the 103rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of East Cleveland.


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April 23, 2017

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