Private First Class Edward Donald Molina

Private First Class Edward Donald Molina

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

End of Watch Sunday, November 13, 1955

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Edward Donald Molina

PFC Edward Molina was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic on U.S. Highway 171 approximately 2-1/2 miles south of DeRidder, Louisiana.

He and other MPs were supporting Exercise Sage Brush, a largescale exercise at Fort Polk to train military units in atomic attacks. PFC Molina and a second MP were directing military traffic back onto the main highway from side roads. They were both struck by a civilian vehicle that was driving on the highway.

PFC Molina succumbed to his injuries. The other MP suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

PFC Molina was assigned to the 504th Airborne Infantry Regiment.

Bio

  • Age 20
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Location Louisiana

directing traffic

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