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Police Officer Thomas A. Burner | University of Nevada Reno Police Department, Nevada University of Nevada Reno Police Department, Nevada

Police Officer

Thomas A. Burner

University of Nevada Reno Police Department, Nevada

End of Watch: Friday, December 6, 1968

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile accident

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Officer Thomas Burner was killed in an automobile accident on US Highway 95 while returning to Reno from a police teletype seminar in Tonopah. The vehicle went out of control on a curve and rolled over three times.

The police chief, who was a passenger in the car, was seriously injured in the accident.

Officer Burner was survived by his wife and three children.

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I feel sad that I never got to meet you, but i feel blessed that I have your blood flowing through my veins. Rest in Peace grandpa

Shelby Burner
Granddaughter
March 4, 2012

 

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