Bio & Incident Details
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Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Not available
Patrolman Raymond Oyler was killed when his police car was struck head-on by a drunk driver travelling at approximately 80 mph at the intersection of 7th Street and Jefferson Street.
The officer had just dropped his partner off at police headquarters and was returning to the city garage when the incident occurred.
Patrolman Oyler is survived by his daughter and two sons.