Patrolman Ernest E. Cole

Patrolman Ernest E. Cole

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, October 3, 1964

Ernest E. Cole

Patrolman Ernest Cole was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to direct traffic around a multiple car pileup. The incident occurred in dense fog on I-75 in Butler County.

Patrolman Cole was a military veteran and was stationed at the Dayton Post at the time of the incident. He was survived by his wife, child, and parents.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge 122/277

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Ernest E. Cole Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 65 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

End of Watch: Saturday, October 3, 1964

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

October 3, 2017

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