Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 22 years
Badge # 93
Cause: Automobile accident
Officer George Brentar was killed when his patrol car struck a light pole.
Officer Brentar had spotted a speeding motorist on North Lakeland Boulevard, just north of I-90, and was attempting to catch up to the vehicle when his patrol car hydroplaned and the right rear end hit a pole. The patrol car burst into flames, with Officer Brentar trapped inside.
Two off-duty police officers from Erie, Pennsylvania, who saw the accident while driving on I-90, stopped and tried to pull Officer Brentar from the burning car, but were unable to.
Officer Bentar had served with the Euclid Police Department for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, mother, two brothers, and two sisters.