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Thorsvig, Patrolman Irving M.
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Tuesday, October 26, 1926
Washington State Patrol
On August 29, 1926, Trooper Irving Thorsvig of the Washington State Patrol was involved in a motorcycle collision on the Bothell-Seattle Highway.
Trooper Thorsvig had slipped on a brick portion of the highway and a handlebar struck his chest. It was originally believed that the injury was minor in nature; only a bruised lung.
After the crash, his mother took him to Los Angeles but he died on Tuesday, October 26, 1926 before being able to reach a sanitarium.
Trooper Thorsvig had served nine months with the Washington State Patrol.