DuBois, PA – This Friday, it’s your chance to do a good deed in memory of a DuBois City and Sandy Township Police officer, Patrick Straub, who was killed in a crash with an impaired driver last year.

Learn more about the car crash and about Officer Straub in these posts:

The Red Cross is holding the memorial blood drive at the AmServ/DuSan Community Ambulance building on Beaver Drive in DuBois this Friday from 1 until 7 p.m.

Please make an appointment beforehand. You can do so by visiting RedCrossBlood.org and entering “DuSan” or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Listen to the full interview with Karen Sistek from the Red Cross.

Straub had been a 5-year veteran of the Sandy Township Police and the DuBois City Police. He has also previously worked as deputy sheriff in Elk County and with the Emporium Police Department. He was off-duty at the time of the crash.

Police and first responders honor Officer Patrick Straub

Our local police departments honor and remember 33-year-old Patrick Straub of Kersey, who had been an officer with Sandy Township and DuBois City Police. He lost his life in a crash along Route 219 on Monday night. 32-year-old Corey Williams of Reynoldsville was also killed in the accident.Our thoughts are with the families and friends of both young men during this tragedy.

Posted by Connect FM on Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Officer Patrick Straub Final Patrol

Officer Patrick Straub