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Killed in the line of duty 89 years ago today


SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department remembers the loss of one its own: Officer Gustave “Gus” Lund, killed in the line of duty August 25, 1924.

Officer Lund died after being struck by a truck in the intersection of 1100 East and 2100 South.  He victim was directing noontime traffic when he stepped between the truck and a trailer it was towing. He died instantly.

Officer Lund, 61, was married and the father of nine children. He is buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.

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