Private Lee Marion McGee

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Last Call: Mon, Sep 17th, 1928
Date of Incident: Mon, Sep 17th, 1928
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 23


His wife and two children


Private McGee was killed instantly when Engine 6, answering a false alarm, slammed into the back of a streetcar at 19th & Portland at 4:30 A.M.

Captain Lee Paul and Private Lee McGee also subsequently died from injuries sustained in the crash. This was the second fatal collision of a motorized vehicle in the history of the Department.


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