Patrolman John W. Hughes

Patrolman John W. Hughes

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, June 19, 1948

John W. Hughes

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.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 5 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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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.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

June 19, 2016

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