Patrolman Theodore E. R. Braun
Verona Police Department
Verona, New Jersey
End of Watch: Wednesday, May 18, 1938
Tour of Duty: 11 months
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident
Date of Incident: Saturday, May 14, 1938
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.
Patrolman Braun had served with the Verona Police Department for 11 months. He was survived by his wife and daughter.
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