Trooper Wayne Carl Ebert

Trooper Wayne Carl Ebert

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, June 7, 1978

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Wayne Carl Ebert

Trooper Wayne Ebert was killed when he was struck by a school bus, which had just been struck by a truck.

Trooper Ebert had been with the agency for nearly 28 years and had previously served with the United States Navy at the end of World War II. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 27 years, 10 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

directing traffic

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Through The Efforts Of Pennsylvania State Representative And Former Pennsylvania State Trooper Barry Jozwiak, With The Assistance And Cooperation Of The Pennsylvania Department Of Transportation, The Pennsylvania State Troopers Association, And Troop "L" Reading Of The Pennsylvania State Police, Penndot Signage, Unveiling On October 16th, 2020, Designating A Portion Of State Route #183 In Bern Township Of Berks County At The Intersection With West Leesport Road, Near Where Trooper Wayne C. Ebert, (In Whose Honor The Annual State Troopers Lodge Memorial Tourney Is Held), Lost His Life In The Line Of Duty When Struck By A Vehicle While Directing Traffic For The Reading Air Show On June 7th, 1978, Has Been Established In His Remembrance.

Trooper Philip Melley Memorial Lodge
Fraternal Order Of Police

October 4, 2020

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