Trooper Edward A. Mahoney

Trooper Edward A. Mahoney

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Sunday, November 21, 1976

Edward A. Mahoney

Trooper Edward Mahoney was killed when his patrol car was struck from behind while on a motor vehicle enforcement stop on the Massachusetts Turnpike, in Allston. Trooper Mahoney became trapped in the vehicle and was killed in the ensuing fire.

Years earlier, Trooper Mahoney had been given a Lifesaving Award for rescuing a person trapped in a burning vehicle.

Trooper Mahoney had served with the agency for 17 years. He was survived by his wife and five children.

Bio

  • Age 44
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Today, November 21, 2017, the Massachusetts State Police takes a moment to honor and remember Trooper Edward A. Mahoney on this his 41st anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory, sacrifice and family have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police

November 21, 2017

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