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Patrolman Jon D. Birchem | Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

Patrolman

Jon D. Birchem

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch: Monday, February 27, 1967

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 22

Tour: 1 year

Badge # 500

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Jon Birchem was killed in an automobile accident while chasing two speeding cars in Wood County. He lost control of his vehicle on the icy road surface and struck a bridge pillar.

Patrolman Birchem was assigned to the Swanton Post and had served with the Ohio State Highway Patrol for one year. He is survived by his wife, son, and parents.

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I was just a teenager when you passed. What a wonderful cousin you were!!! Rest in peace Jon. I know you are having the time of your life in heaven with your dad. Love and miss you very much!!!

Laura Lyle
Cousin
February 24, 2016

 

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