Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Melvin Dyer Age: 67 years old Duxbury Police End of Watch: Monday, August 25, 2008
Obituary
Officer Melvin Dyer succumbed to injuries sustained nine days earlier when he was struck by a vehicle at the Marshfield Fair. The incident occurred while he was directing traffic at the intersection of Main and South River Streets when a car failed to stop.

He was transported to Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he remained until succumbing to his injuries.

Officer Dyer served as a part-time police officer for the Duxbury Police Department and had previously served with the Plymouth County Sheriff's Department.

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