Trooper Russell John Moesta

Trooper Russell John Moesta

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, November 19, 1970

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Russell John Moesta

Trooper Moesta was killed when his patrol car was struck by a train at the railroad crossing on Ramah Road in Fairfield Township. He was en route to investigate a robbery when the accident occurred.

Trooper Moesta had served with the agency for 6 months. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge 2579

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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H e answered the call of himself gave
his all and a part of America died!!!Always in my heart and on my mind!!!

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