|During the early evening hours of August 14, 1964, Officer Graziano was patrolling the Daniel Webster Highway near Rivier College on his motorcycle when he was involved in a collision with an automobile. When the responding officers arrived, they found Officer Graziano pinned beneath the wreckage of the automobile. He was rushed to Nashua Memorial Hospital where he was pronouced dead due to multiple injuries. Officer Graziano was 26 years old at the time and a three-year member of the Nashua Police Department. He was survived by his wife and three children.