Sergeant Gary F. Beringause

Sergeant Gary F. Beringause

Georgia Institute of Technology Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, November 28, 1986

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Gary F. Beringause

Sergeant Gary Beringause was killed in an automobile crash while escorting the team's football team to a hotel in Commerce, Georgia, prior to a game against a rival school.

His patrol car was struck by a jack-knifing tractor trailer on U.S. Highway 441 near Nicholson, Georgia. Sergeant Beringause and the school's assistant athletic director were both killed in the crash.

Sergeant Beringause had served with the Georgia Tech Police Department for 14 years and was in charge of security for athletic programs. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Gary was one of my three brothers. He has joined my oldest brother Richard in Heaven. With our Mother and Daddy and his son Eric. Gary and I were close as kids. He tried to keep the boys away! He loved Elvis Presley! He had a guitar and imitated Elvis all the time. He and his High School buddies stayed close over the years. I know they miss him as much as I do. He had a Great personality and a lot of friends. He loved his wife Judy and sons Allen, Eric and Shawn. Rest High on that Mountain brother. I'll see you again one day. Praise God!

Gail Beringause Lewallen Temples

April 15, 2021

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