COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. —
Pennsylvania State Trooper Branden Sisca was laid to rest this weekend.
Sisca, 29, was killed in the line of duty on March 21 when he and trooper Martin Mack III, 33, were taking a pedestrian into custody on I-95 in Philadelphia. All three were hit by a suspected drunk driver and killed.
On Saturday, a procession accompanied Sisca from a funeral home to Perkiomen Valley High School in Collegeville for a public funeral.
Sisca enlisted in the Pennsylvania State Police in February 2021 and graduated as a member of the 161st cadet class. Sisca was also a fire chief with a volunteer fire company. His colleagues described him as a tireless leader.
Sisca leaves behind a wife, an unborn child and his parents.
Mack was laid to rest last Thursday.
Mack enlisted in the Pennsylvania State Police in November 2014 and graduated as a member of the 141st cadet class.
Both troopers spent their entire careers assigned to the Patrol Section of Troop K, Philadelphia.