Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
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Cause: Automobile accident
Chief of Police Penwood Cherrywell died as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile crash while returning from a law enforcement training graduation in Fairfax County.
He was involved in the crash at the intersection of Route 655 and Route 340 in Front Royal, Virginia.
He had been involved in the accident that killed Chief Maynard Cubbage the previous year on April 23, 1977.
Chief Cherrywell had served with the Stanley Police Department for 2 years. He was survived by his wife and six children.