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Officer Frank M. Epperson | California Highway Patrol, California California Highway Patrol, California

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Frank M. Epperson

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch: Friday, July 2, 1954

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

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Officer Frank Epperson was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to pass a truck in an attempt to stop two speeding vehicles on Highway 99 (modern day I-10) near Thousand Palms.

The truck began to make a left turn in front of the car causing a collision.

Officer Epperson was a Korean War veteran and had served with the California Highway Patrol for six years. He was survived by his wife and 4-year-old son.

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Thank you for your service and sacrifice to our country and community. RIP...GOD SPEED!

Officer B. Epperson
Fairview PD, Oregon
February 14, 2016

 

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