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Officer Brent William Clearman | California Highway Patrol, California California Highway Patrol, California

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Brent William Clearman

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch: Sunday, August 6, 2006

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 1 year, 4 months

Badge # 17843

Cause: Vehicular assault

Incident Date: 8/5/2006

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Plead guilty to felony hit-and-run

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Officer Brent Clearman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while investigating an accident on I-880, near the 66th Avenue on-ramp, in Oakland.

Officer Clearman suffered severe injuries when he was struck by the vehicle. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries the following day.

The driver of the vehicle who struck him fled the scene. The man turned himself in on August 7th, 2006. He plead guilty to a felony hit-and-run charge on September 26th, 2006, and was sentenced to four years in prison.

A former member of the US Marine Corps, he was a veteran of the War on Terrorism, where he served as a sniper. He had served with the California Highway Patrol for 16 months.

The officer is survived by his wife, parents, and four sisters.

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Herbie,
Can't believe that it has been ten years since I heard the sad news of your untimely passing. I cannot count the times that I have thought about you over the years. Your Corps values of honor, courage and commitment were unwavering. I will never forget our times on Rocket Mountain or our ski trip from Kirkwood to Bridgeport. Many great stories and many great laughs. I know you are guarding the streets of heaven.

Rest in Peace Mate...

MGySgt Red Muratori
MCMWTC USMC
August 6, 2016

 

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