Constable

Mark Matthew PEARCE

YEAR OF DEATH

1979

JURISDICTION

Tasmania

DETAILS OF DEATH

Constable Pearce was a police motorcyclist stationed at Hobart. He was critically injured on Sunday 20 May 1979 when he and another police motorcyclist were involved in an accident. Both were riding police motorcycles in Patrick Street Hobart when they collided with a taxi. Constable Pearce underwent surgery for his injuries but died in Royal Hobart Hospital four days later.

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