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Patrolman Carl L. Thrush | Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio


Carl L. Thrush

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch: Sunday, February 6, 1972

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 7 years, 8 months

Badge # 20/1064

Cause: Automobile crash

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Patrolman Carl Thrush was killed in an automobile accident on State Route 93 in Vinton County when his patrol car struck an ice patch, hit another car head-on, and went over an embankment. He was on his way to a traffic accident on Route 160 when the accident occurred. He was stationed at the Athens Post at the time of the incident.

Patrolman Thrush was survived by his wife and two sons.

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My big brother, gone but NEVER forgotten. Thank you so much for your service and your sacrifice which ended up being our sacrifice too, the hole you left in our hearts and lives. Sandy has done such wonderful job of raising your sons and I know you are so proud of the men they are. Love you Shorty!!

Amy Thrush Swart
March 14, 2016


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