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

Patrolman

John W. Hughes

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Saturday, June 19, 1948

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 5 years, 6 months

Badge # Not available

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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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 19, 2015

 

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