Railroad Detective Austin E. Pate

Railroad Detective Austin E. Pate

Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Thursday, August 25, 1904

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Austin E. Pate

Railroad Detective Austin Pate was struck and killed by a train while patrolling the rail yards in Toledo, Ohio.

He was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital where he died one hour later after both legs and an arm were amputated.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Ohio

foot patrol

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