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Patrolman John W. Hughes | Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio


John W. Hughes

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Saturday, June 19, 1948

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 5 years, 6 months

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Military veteran

Cause: Motorcycle accident

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Patrolman John Hughes was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty on Kellogg Avenue. The investigation revealed he had been chasing a speeder and crashed into a taxicab and died from a fractured skull and crushed pelvis.

Patrolman Hughes had served with the agency for 5.5 years and had previously served with the United States Military during World War II. He was survived by his wife and is buried at Spring Grove Cemetery.

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Patrolman Hughes,
On today, the 68th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served during WW II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol
June 19, 2016


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