Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 months
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicle pursuit
Incident Date: 9/11/1966
Officer Foster Wildoner succumbed to injuries suffered five days earlier when he was involved in an automobile accident during a pursuit.
Officer Wildoner and his partner were chasing three burglary suspects on Bradford Pike when the suspect vehicle crashed into a guardrail near Interstate 69. The patrol car also crashed into the guardrail, injuring both officers. Officer Wildoner was transported to Marion General Hospital where he succumbed to the injuries five days later. All three suspects were eventually apprehended.
Officer Wildoner had served with the Marion Police Department for only seven months. He was survived by his wife.