Trooper Charles V. Vogel, Jr.

Trooper Charles V. Vogel, Jr.

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, January 24, 1980

Charles V. Vogel, Jr.

Trooper Charles Vogel was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating a series of accidents at the junction of I-70 and US Route 68 in Clark County. The roadways were ice covered, causing another vehicle to strike him as he assisted victims on the median.

Trooper Vogel was assigned to the Springfield Post at the time of the incident. He was survived by his wife, child, and parents.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 346/383

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Trooper Charles V. Vogel, Jr. of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 53 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

January 24, 2018

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