Major Nathaniel Smith, Jr.

Major Nathaniel Smith, Jr.

Pascagoula Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, May 22, 1976

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Nathaniel Smith, Jr.

Major Nathaniel Smith was killed in an automobile crash with a vehicle being operated by an intoxicated driver.

He was returning from a security detail involving the First Lady of France at the time of the crash.

Major Smith had served with the Pascagoula Police Department for 16 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

drunk driver

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