Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 12 years
Badge # 974
Cause: Vehicle pursuit
Incident Date: 5/17/1962
Suspect: Not available
Agent Daniel Hancock was killed in an automobile accident while he and another agent pursued a vehicle suspected of transporting illegal whiskey in Dougherty County, near Moultrie, Georgia.
The other agent, who was driving at the time, lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree. The suspects that were being pursued were arrested later on by federal agents.
Agent Hancock had served with the Georgia Department of Revenue for 12 years.