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Josiah B. Mahar

Entered on Duty: 
1983-02-22
End of Watch: 
1988-09-23

At about 3:15 p.m. on September 23, 1988, Senior Patrol Agent Josiah B. Mahar was involved in an automobile accident on Star Route 27 near Eustis, Maine. Agent Mahar was driving a service vehicle and was patrolling in a southbound direction when an oncoming vehicle crossed over the center line and struck his vehicle head-on as he rounded a bend in the road. The impact to Agent Mahar's vehicle was directed along the driver's door and front fender area. Senior Patrol Agent Mahar died at the scene from massive head injuries sustained in the accident.