Deputy Sheriff Harold Hurst

Deputy Sheriff Harold Hurst

Fresno County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Wednesday, October 2, 1968

Harold Hurst

Deputy Hurst was killed when his patrol car was struck by a Pacific Railroad freight train at a rail crossing on Fowler Avenue. He was thrown from the vehicle and suffered severe injuries resulting in his death four days later.
Deputy Hurst was a US Army veteran. He had been in law enforcement for five years and had been with the sheriff's department for two years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters from a previous marriage.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 28, 1968

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Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice to this country. You will not be forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

October 2, 2017

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