Sergeant Albert A. Thurston

Sergeant Albert A. Thurston

Buffalo Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, January 11, 1889

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Albert A. Thurston

Sergeant Albert Thurston was struck and killed by a Western New York and Pennsylvania Railroad switch engine at the Seneca Street crossing.

He was making his rounds at approximately 2:40 when he was struck by the train.

Sergeant Thurston had served with the Buffalo Police Department for seven years and was assigned to the Second Precinct. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Rest in peace Sergeant Thurston.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 22, 2023

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