Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # 60
Cause: Automobile accident
Policeman Smith was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a robbery in progress call.
Policeman Smith lost control of his cruiser on the ramp of the Highway 61 overpass over Highway 17 about 1:40 am. The patrol car struck the abutment.
Policeman Smith had been responding to a report of a robbery in progress at the Riverview Holiday Inn. The reported robbery was later found to be a less serious larceny.