Night Policeman Beverly Clark Hollifield

Night Policeman Beverly Clark Hollifield

Prestonsburg Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, April 16, 1936

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Beverly Clark Hollifield

Night Policeman Bev Hollifield died of injuries he received when he was struck by a vehicle on Mayo Trail in the Porter Addition section of Prestonsburg.

He had just arrested a drunk driver and placed him in his cruiser when he was struck by a passing vehicle.

Policeman Hollifield had served with the Prestonburg Police Department for nine years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Tuesday, April 16, 1935

drunk driver

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