Officer David H. Clodfelter

Officer David H. Clodfelter

Thomasville Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, June 15, 1923

David H. Clodfelter

Officer David Clodfelter succumbed to injuries sustained several hours earlier when he was struck by a freight train at the Salem Street crossing.

He had stepped from behind a passenger train that had stopped at the railroad depot and into the path of the freight train. He was taken to a local hospital suffering from a fractured skull but never regained consciousness.

Officer Clodfelter had served with the Thomasville Police Department for 22 years and had served as interim chief at one point. He was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Incident Date Thursday, June 14, 1923

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 15, 2015

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