Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 months
Badge # Not available
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Officer Wendell was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic at Main Street and Plum Street following a high school football game. The impact knocked Officer Wendell 85 feet.
The driver of the vehicle was arrested and charged with murder by auto. He was sentenced to only 6 months probation.
Officer Wendell had only served with the agency for 2 months. He was survived by his wife and five children.