Motorcycle Officer Marlyn F. Reed

Motorcycle Officer Marlyn F. Reed

South Gate Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, April 22, 1928

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Marlyn F. Reed

Motorcycle Officer Marlyn Reed succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier when he was involved in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeding vehicle.

Another car attempted to make a U-turn in front of him on the 9200 block of Long Beach Boulevard. Officer Reed's motorcycle struck the car, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. He was transported to Suburban Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, April 19, 1928

traffic stop

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this was my grandfather I was named after him and my fatherI have never seen him and don't have any fotos of him, my grandmother had one picture but it was lost.

Marlyn Wayne Reed

February 22, 2021

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