Bucks County representatives offer condolences on the passing of PSP Trooper Martin F. Mack III

HARRISBURG, March 21 – State Reps. John Galloway and Tina Davis, both D-Bucks, and state Rep. Frank Farry, R-Bucks, issued the following statement on the death of Bristol resident Martin F. Mack III, who was one of the two Pennsylvania state troopers fatally struck during a traffic stop early this morning in Philadelphia:

“We are deeply saddened by the senseless death of Bristol resident Trooper Martin F. Mack III, who along with the other Pennsylvania State trooper and the individual they were trying to assist, were killed by an oncoming car this morning.

“Trooper Mack lived a life of service, every day putting his life on the line to protect others.

“He enlisted in the Pennsylvania State Police in November 2014 and graduated as a member of the 141st cadet class. He spent his entire career assigned to the Patrol Section of Troop K, which covers Philadelphia.

“He was just 33 years old and leaves behind a wife and two young children.

“Trooper Mack made the ultimate sacrifice, dying while trying to bring someone to safety. 

“Once again we are reminded that our welfare depends on the courage and dedication of our law enforcement officers.

“Our prayers are with the Mack family during this terrible time.”