Officer Russell C. Scott

Officer Russell C. Scott

Wichita Falls Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, November 28, 1958

Russell C. Scott

Officer Scott was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic at the scene of accident at the intersection of Hampstead Street and Milby Street. Another car entered the intersection and struck a disabled truck at a high rate of speed. The truck was pushed into Officer Scott, knocking him 54-feet. Officer Scott was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries the following day. The driver of the vehicle that caused the accident was sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined $25.

Officer Scott had been with the agency for only 11 months. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour 11 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Thursday, November 27, 1958

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Officer Scott,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Wichita Falls. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

November 28, 2018

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