Sergeant 3rd Class

Robert Edward LYNCH

YEAR OF DEATH

1975

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

On 22 March 1975 Sergeant Lynch was riding a Police Highway Patrol solo motor cycle home at the completion of his shift. As he travelled along the Wakehurst Parkway he started to overtake another vehicle. The vehicle suddenly swerved to the right to avoid hitting a bandicoot and clipped Sergeant Lynch’s cycle. The cycle left the road and collided with a post. Sergeant Lynch was thrown off the cycle sustaining severe injuries. The Sergeant was born in 1933 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 4 March 1953. At the time of his death he was attached to the Highway Patrol.

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