Bio & Incident Details
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Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Charged with manslaughter
Patrolman Graham was killed when his patrol car was struck by a drunk driver. A Van Buren Township police officer had stopped a vehicle for drunk driving. During the arrest a second drunk driver struck the Van Buren officer's patrol car. At 0200 hours Sumpter Township officers responded to assist at the scene of this accident and while there, a third drunk driver struck the patrol car Patrolman Graham and his partner were in. Both officers were transported to a local hospital where Patrolman Graham succumbed to his injuries. The drunk driver who struck Patrolman Graham was charged with drunk driving, causing an accident, and manslaughter.