Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 20 years
Badge # 903
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Captain Dan Stiles was struck and killed by the driver of a vehicle while directing traffic at approximately 7:50 am.
He was at the intersection of Edison Street NW and Kaufman Avenue NW directing traffic for a nearby school. Despite wearing a reflective vest, he was struck by an oncoming SUV whose driver stated she did not see him. Captain Stiles was transported to Akron City Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries three hours later.
Captain Stiles had served with the Uniontown Police Department for two years and had previously served with the Hartville Police Department for 18 years; he had also previously served with the United States Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife and three daughters.