Traffic Officer Frank William Hunter

Traffic Officer Frank William Hunter

Holtville Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, August 21, 1927

Frank William Hunter

Officer Frank Hunter was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeder on the Holtville Highway, near the Alamo River Bridge. As he rounded a curve on the roadway his motorcycle went out of control, crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic, and struck an oncoming vehicle.

He was transported to Holtville Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries several hours later.

Officer Hunter had served with the agency for one year. He was survived by his wife, son, and two daughters. His son served as a state traffic officer.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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The Imperial Valley Law Enforcement Memorial remembers Holtville Police Officer Frank William Hunter, who died in the line of duty today in 1927. Fallen Not Forgotten

Officer Mike Boston, El Centro P.D.
I.V.L.E.M. Vice President

August 21, 2014

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