Agent Carl Postellon

Agent Carl Postellon

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, December 5, 1954

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Carl Postellon

Agent Carl Postellon and Agent Charles Oglesby were killed in a vehicle crash while returning to Pittsburgh after conducting taproom investigations in the Canonsburg area.

They were turning onto Route 19 at McClelland Road, in North Strabane Township, when their vehicle collided with another car. Both agents were ejected from the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries.

Agent Postellon had served with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for 19 years. He was survived by his wife, two children, two sisters, and two brothers.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Agent Postellon
On today, the 63rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Pennsylvania. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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December 5, 2017

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