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Police Officer Orren N. Shelmadine | Elkhart Police Department, Indiana Elkhart Police Department, Indiana

Police Officer

Orren N. Shelmadine

Elkhart Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Monday, February 9, 1920

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 54

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by train

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Police Officer Orren Shelmadine was struck by a train while walking across the tracks at a railroad crossing near a passenger station.

Witnesses testified that Officer Shelmadine did not hear the train approaching from the east as he was looking towards the passenger station to the west. He was unable to clear the crossing in time and was dragged approximately 300 feet.

Officer Shelmadine had served with the Elkhart Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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