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Patrolman Richard White | Cleveland Police Department, Ohio Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

Patrolman

Richard White

Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 3, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Charged with manslaughter

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Patrolman Richard White was killed in an automobile accident while pursuing a vehicle.

During the pursuit, another driver that was making a turn, cut a corner at Luther Avenue and East 86th Street. Patrolman White attempted to avoid a collision by hitting his brakes, but struck the car after skidding 60-feet. The driver of the car he was chasing was never located. The driver that turned in front of him was charged with careless driving and manslaughter.
Patrolman White was survived by his mother and two sisters.

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Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio
August 3, 2015

 

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