Federal Prohibition Agent Major A. Hart

Federal Prohibition Agent Major A. Hart

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, July 16, 1927

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Major A. Hart

Federal Prohibition Agent Major Hart was killed in an automobile accident while on duty New York state. The accident occurred at 7:00 pm on the State Highway between Buffalo and Rochester. Another car was backing out of a driveway, causing Agent Hart's vehicle to swerve and flip over in a ditch. Agent Hart, who was the passenger, was killed. His partner did not receive any injuries.

Agent Hart was a US Army veteran of the Spanish-American War and WWI. He had served with the Internal Revenue Service - Bureau of Prohibition for four years and was survived by his sister.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location New York

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Thank you for your service, both military and police, and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 16, 2020

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