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Memorial to Terrell M. Dodson

Terrell M. Dodson

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: April 17, 1960
Rank: Officer
Years of Service: Five
Marital Status: Married
Location of Death: 7th and Florida Avenue, NE


Circumstance:

Motorman Dodson was chasing a speeding auto on Florida Avenue, when he ran into a streetcar loading platform.

The force of the impact was so hard that the bike continued for a block and struck a light pole at 8th and Florida Avenue. Motorman Dodson died as a result of his injuries.

 

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