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Patrolman John G. Hough | Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

Patrolman

John G. Hough

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch: Tuesday, December 3, 1940

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 2 years, 6 months

Badge # 4/42

Cause: Vehicular assault

Incident Date: 9/19/1940

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman John Hough was struck and killed by a drunk driver while assisting a stranded motorist on US Route 52 in Scioto County. The drunk driver fled the scene after striking him. Patrolman Hough succumbed to his injuries 11 weeks later.

Patrolman Hough had served with the agency for 2.5 years.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the seventy-first anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05
December 3, 2011

 

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