Special Officer Lee Hobbs

Special Officer Lee Hobbs

Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Thursday, February 21, 1935

Lee Hobbs

Special Officer Lee Hobbs was killed after being struck an object protruding from a passing train in the North McAlester rail yards. An engineer on a passing train spotted his body laying in the railroad's right of way at approximately 7:00 am.

Investigation determined that a door or piece of metal hanging from a passing train struck his head as he walked along the tracks while on patrol.

Officer Hobbs was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Police Department for 12 years. He was survived by his wife, two children, brother, and sister.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Oklahoma

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