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Patrolman Theodore E. R. Braun

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Patrolman Braun succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeding vehicle on Bloomfield Avenue. As he sped down the street with his siren activated a hard-of-hearing pedestrian stepped into the road. Patrolman Braun swerved to avoid him and was thrown over the handlebars of the motorcycle. He was taken to Moutainside Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

End of Watch : Wednesday, May 18, 1938

Age: 24


Tour of Duty: 11 months

Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident


Date of Incident: Saturday, May 14, 1938

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