Patrolman Beryl E. McLane

Patrolman Beryl E. McLane

North Dakota Highway Patrol, North Dakota

End of Watch Friday, July 30, 1954

Beryl E. McLane

Patrolman Beryl McLane was killed in an automobile accident on State Highway 13 near LaMoure, North Dakota, while on patrol. His patrol car was struck head-on by another vehicle driven by a drunk driver. The driver of the car was charged with manslaughter.

Patrolman McLane was a WWI veteran. He had served with the North Dakota Highway Patrol for 13 years and had previously served the Aberdeen Police Department for 9 years and with the Jamestown Police Department. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter, two grandchildren, and two brothers.

Bio

  • Age 58
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge 218

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

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Thank you for honorably serving in our military and police force. My condolences to your family.

John Haseltine - Civilian

May 17, 2016

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