Officer Marion Paul Mengedoth

Officer Marion Paul Mengedoth

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, February 7, 1941

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Marion Paul Mengedoth

Officer Paul Mengedoth was killed in a crash when his police motorcycle was struck head-on by another vehicle inside the Yerba Buena Tunnel portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

The other vehicle crossed the center divider and struck him as he escorted a convoy of automobiles across the bridge.

Officer Mengedoth had only served with the California Highway Patrol for six months.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge 880

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Semper Fi Brother in Blue. I also worked the Bay bridge in 1973-74...thank you for your service no matter how short your motor career was. God bless you and your family.

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol

February 6, 2019

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