Captain D. Michael Laverett

Captain D. Michael Laverett

Jersey Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Tuesday, September 28, 1909

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D. Michael Laverett

Captain Michael Laverett was struck and killed by a train at Fanwood, New Jersey.

He the railroad's chief of detectives had gone to Fanwood from Jersey City to investigate a train derailment that had occurred near the train station. They were walking the tracks while looking for evidence when a fast-approaching train struck Captain Laverett.

Captain Laverett had served in law enforcement for nine years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location New Jersey

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