Patrolman Earl W. Casterline

Patrolman Earl W. Casterline

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, October 19, 1953

Earl W. Casterline

Patrolman Earl Casterline was killed when his patrol car was struck by a train at an obscured railroad crossing on Kemper Road in Hamilton County.

Patrolman Casterline was stationed at the Cincinnati post at the time. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge 400/541

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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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 Earl W. Casterline of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 51 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

October 19, 2018

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