Officer George A. Woodson

Officer George A. Woodson

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, December 23, 1955

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George A. Woodson

Officer George Woodson was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to catch a speeder on the Santa Ana Freeway near Bloomfield Avenue and Rosecrans Avenue.

He lost control on the rain-slicked road and struck a chainlink fence. He was transported to Carobil Hospital, where he succumbed to his wounds.

Officer Woodson had served with the California Highway Patrol assigned to the Norwalk Station for six months and previously served with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Office. He was survived by his wife and three daughters.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

motorcycle, vehicle pursuit, weather

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Semper Fi CHPY. May God bless you and your family. You are remembered and honored. Ride your motor with pride in the heavens and watch over your family as we will always miss you. Such a tragic loss to all of us and your brothers and sisters wearing the blue & Gold.

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

December 23, 2022

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