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Police Officer William Jay Hetrick | Clay Township Police Department, Ohio Clay Township Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer

William Jay Hetrick

Clay Township Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Monday, July 10, 2000

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 843

Cause: Automobile crash

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Officer Hetrick was killed when his patrol car was struck by a tractor trailer while he was on patrol.

Officer Hetrick was assisting another agency and was driving the other agency's patrol car when the incident occurred. He had just finished investigating an accident and was driving on State Route 51 in heavy fog, when a tractor trailer pulled out from a side street, colliding with his patrol car. Officer Hetrick died at the scene.

Officer Hetrick had been with the Clay Township Police Department for 5 years, and is survived by his wife, three children, parents, and sister.

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Oh billy what a wonderful honor finally after all these years to see your highway that you were so proud of to drive your cruiser down named after you..it will be forever...we miss you so very much everday.we think and talk about you everyday...keep watching over us all!! Love you forever

Corrina hetrick. sister
May 15, 2015


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