|End of Watch: October 30, 1941|
|Date of Incident: October 29, 1941|
|Tour of Duty:|
|Shield Number 45|
Officer Vastola succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when his and his partner were involved in an accident with a taxi at the intersection of Fillmore Avenue and Paderewski Drive. His partner, Officer Thomas Sullivan, died from his injuries 12 years later.
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