Bio & Incident Details
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Cause: Automobile accident
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.