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

Patrolman

John W. Hughes

Cincinnati Police Division, 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

Incident Date: 6/19/1948

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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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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He was my uncle which I never got to meet! I just want to say thank you Uncle John for serving your community as you did.

Margaret Waters
Niece
April 15, 2014

 

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