Patrolman George B. Kruth

Patrolman George B. Kruth

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Bureau of State Parks, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, September 15, 1932

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George B. Kruth

Patrolman George Kruth and Patrolman William Paradine were killed when their patrol motorcycles collided head-on on a sharp curve on the Peninsula Highway in Wateworks Park (modern day Presque Isle State Park).

Patrolman Kruth succumbed to his injuries the following day.

Patrolman Kruth was survived by his wife.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, September 14, 1932

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I inadvertenly left a wrong eow anniversary year on my previous reflection. This year is the 81rst anniversary of yor death and I am sure you have been missed each of those years by your family.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 14, 2013

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