Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # 66
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Patrolman Bailey was struck and killed by a tractor trailer while directing traffic at a construction zone on the Fort Henry Bridge on I-70. He had signaled a lane of traffic to stop. The first car in the line stopped but a tractor trailer traveling behind it could not stop in time. The driver swerved into the construction zone and struck Patrolman Bailey.
He was transported to Ohio Valley General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries later that evening. The driver of the truck was charged with negligent homicide.
Patrolman Bailey had served with the agency for 7 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.