Private Thomas Edward Lipka

Private Thomas Edward Lipka

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, April 3, 1927

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Thomas Edward Lipka

Private Lipka was killed when his patrol vehicle skid on wet trolley tracks, spun out of control, rolled over an embankment, and struck a telephone pole.

Private Lipka was a U.S Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Pennsylvania State Police for a year and a half. He was survived by his father.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year, 7 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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No passage of time can ever erase your service, military as well as police, and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

April 3, 2021

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