Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Motorcycle accident
Incident Date: 5/11/1966
Officer Preston Butler succumbed to injuries sustained three weeks earlier when he was involved in a motorcycle accident while en route to another accident call.
The fuel tank ruptured and Officer Butler was trapped beneath the motorcycle. He suffered burns over 90 percent of his body. He was taken to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Officer Butler had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife.