Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # 2198
Cause: Motorcycle crash
Incident Date: 1/8/1964
Sergeant William Huckaby was killed in a motorcycle crash while attempting to rescue three small children who had climbed onto a slow-moving freight train.
As he followed the train down the right of way next to the track, he struck a guy wire which had been strung across the roadway at Nadeau Street in the Firestone Park area. He succumbed to his injuries four days later.
Sergeant Huckaby had served with the California Highway Patrol for seven years.