Patrolman John Marsden Sampson
Tour of Duty: 3 years, 7 months
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit
Date of Incident: Thursday, December 5, 1940
Weapon Used: Automobile
Patrolman Sampson succumbed to injuries received three days earlier when his motorcycle struck a bread truck at 16th Street and Patterson Street while he was pursuing a speeding vehicle.
Newspaper Article [pdf/291kb/2p]
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