Detective Walter Henry Goscenski

Detective Walter Henry Goscenski

Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Sunday, August 3, 1919

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Walter Henry Goscenski

Detective Walter Goscenski died after falling under the wheels of a Pennsylvania Railroad freight train while attempting to disembark at the 4th Avenue Station it in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

He was transported to Mercy Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

Detective Goscenski was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI. He was survived by his brother and parents.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Pennsylvania

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

August 3, 2020

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