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Constable Michael Donald Chihil | Newbury Township Police Department, Ohio Newbury Township Police Department, Ohio


Michael Donald Chihil

Newbury Township Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Saturday, January 1, 1972

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Not available

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Constable Chihil was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk driver as he responded to assist the Burton Police Department on a call. The collision occurred on Route 87 in front of St. Helen's Catholic Church.

Constable Chihil was the town's part time constable and police chief. He had only been with the agency for six months. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.

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