Bio & Incident Details
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Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 6/21/1970
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Suspect: Charged with murder
Patrolman Hamilton was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic around an accident on IH-10. The suspect was driving at a high rate of speed and failed to slow down. Patrolman Hamilton was struck and thrown 169 feet. The suspect was charged with murder and driving while intoxicated.
Patrolman Hamilton was survived by his wife.