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Police Officer Curtis Owen Starry | Viroqua Police Department, Wisconsin Viroqua Police Department, Wisconsin

Police Officer

Curtis Owen Starry

Viroqua Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch: Friday, March 13, 1953

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

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Officer Starry was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol. Officer Starry and a Law Enforcement Explorer ride-along were responding to an emergency call when the squad car was struck from behind by a semi-truck. Both Vehicles burst into flames. It took emergency workers two hours to put the fire out. Officer Starry, the explorer, and the truck driver were all killed in the accident.

Officer Starry had served with the Viroqua Police Department for three years.

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Thank you for your service Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)
April 11, 2012

 

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