Patrolman Benjamin Harrison Manson

Patrolman Benjamin Harrison Manson

Braddock Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, October 5, 1947

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Benjamin Harrison Manson

Patrolman Benjamin Manson succumbed to injuries sustained six days earlier when his patrol car was struck by a train at the 8th Street railroad crossing.

He and the borough's maintenance foreman were going to a warehouse at the foot of 8th Street when the accident occurred. The maintenance foreman was killed in the collision while Patrolman Manson suffered critical injuries. He was transported to Braddock Hospital where he remained until passing away.


  • Age 57
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Incident Date Tuesday, September 30, 1947

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Thank you for your service and know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 30, 2020

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