Patrolman Karl E. Bushong

Patrolman Karl E. Bushong

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, June 7, 1937

Karl E. Bushong

Patrolman Karl Bushong was killed in automobile accident on US Route 20 while administering a driver's license test. The applicant crashed head-on into an oncoming vehicle.

Patrolman Bushong was a veteran of WWI and had served with the Ohio State Highway Patrol for 3.5 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge 83/59

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Karl E. Bushong of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 67 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

June 8, 2018

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