Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Sergeant Daniel J. McCarthy Age: 38 years old Tour: 3 years Medfield Police End of Watch: Thursday, September 21, 2000
Obituary
Sergeant McCarthy was killed when he was struck by a pickup truck while working a traffic detail.

Traffic was being diverted around a construction zone on Route 109 when the speeding truck missed the turnoff and struck Sergeant McCarthy as he attempted to alert the driver of the work crew's presence.

Sergeant McCarthy had served with the Medfield Police Department for three years, and also worked part-time for another nearby police agency. He is survived by his wife and five children.

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