Patrolman Leroy S. Bedell

Patrolman Leroy S. Bedell

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, August 20, 1935

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Leroy S. Bedell

Patrolman Leroy Bedell was killed in a motorcycle accident while patrolling State Route 4 in Erie County. A dog lunged at his motorcycle, causing him to lose control as he attempted to avoid striking it. He was thrown onto the highway and suffered a broken neck.

Patrolman Bedell had served with the agency for almost 2 years and was stationed at Bellevue.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 1 year, 9 months
  • Badge 15

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

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