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Patrolman Harlan M. Smith | South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina


Harlan M. Smith

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

End of Watch: Monday, September 23, 1940

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 3 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Smith was killed in a motorcycle accident on SC Highway 9 while on patrol in Chesterfield County at approximately 0045 hours. Patrolman Smith and a Pageland police officer were returning to Pageland after having stopped a traffic violator when Patrolman Smith's motorcycle veered off of the roadway and struck a tree. Patrolman Smith was killed instantly upon impact.

Patrolman Smith had served with the South Carolina Highway Patrol for only 3 months and was assigned to the Pageland-Chesterfield District. He was survived by his wife.

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We will never forget you or your service to the citizens of the State of South Carolina. We honor you for your sacrifice.

Lois Fehrer Rao
Surviving Mother of SCHP Sr. Trp. Michael J. Rao, EOW 6/12/02
September 23, 2016


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