Motorcycle Policeman Byron Douglas Todd

Motorcycle Policeman Byron Douglas Todd

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, October 9, 1942

Byron Douglas Todd

Motorcycle Policeman Byron Todd was killed in a motorcycle accident in the 2800 block of Brookside Avenue while in pursuit of a motorist.

Policeman Todd lost control of his motorcycle when it struck an unused streetcar rail, causing him to skid 75 feet and being thrown to the pavement suffering a skull fracture. Policeman Todd died a short time later at a local hospital.

Policeman Todd had served with the Indianapolis Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and 8-year-old son.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 717

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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