Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # 584/586
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Incident Date: 8/5/1988
Suspect: Plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter
Trooper Wendy Everett was struck and killed by an automobile while standing next to her patrol car on I-270. She was taking a report from a trucker whose windshield had been smashed by a water balloon dropped from a freeway bridge near Circleville, Ohio.
The driver who killed Trooper Everett turned himself in the next day. He plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter, was sentenced to two to 10 years in prison, and was released on shock parole after serving 18 months.
Trooper Everett was survived by her parents and sister.