Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # 13933
Cause: Automobile accident
Officer Daniel James Muehlhausen was killed after being struck head-on by a motorist who veered onto his side of the highway.
Officer Muehlhausen was patrolling a remote area of highway for a disabled vehicle at approximately 1115 hours when the vehicle crossed into his path. Upon impact both cars burst into flames. The driver of the other car was also killed.
The officer served with the California Highway Patrol for two years.