Bio & Incident Details
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Badge # 3199
Cause: Animal related
Incident Date: 12/21/1928
Patrolman Henry Lange succumbed to injuries sustained two weeks earlier when he fell from his police horse on South Franklin Street.
While patrolling on horseback, Patrolman Lange's horse was spooked by a passing automobile; the horse reared up and and threw him to the cobblestone street where he landed on his head. He died in the hospital two weeks later from injuries he sustained in the incident.
Patrolman Lange was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.