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Detective W. M. Collins | Augusta Police Department, Georgia Augusta Police Department, Georgia


W. M. Collins

Augusta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Wednesday, July 6, 1910

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Age: 44

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Accidental

Incident Date: 7/4/1910

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Detective Collins succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he was thrown from a horse-and-buggy. He had received a complaint from a man who claimed to have been swindled, and accompanied the man to question the suspect. While en route the horse bolted, throwing both men from the buggy. Detective Collins struck a tree and suffered severe internal injuries.

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