Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year
Badge # 24
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Not available
Patrolman Kent McDaniel was struck and killed by a drunk driver while assigned to a roadblock Highway 286 following a tornado.
He was standing in the roadway talking to a motorist when he was struck and thrown 147 feet. The drunk driver was fined $1,000 and had her license suspended for one year.
Patrolman McDaniel had served with the Conway Police Department for one year. He was survived by his parents.