Patrolman William Hinkle Crutcher

Patrolman William Hinkle Crutcher

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, August 3, 1944

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William Hinkle Crutcher

Patrolman William Crutcher a motorcycle accident on near Bordeaux, Tennessee.

He was on patrol when his motorcycle left the roadway and entered a ditch on the side of State Highway 112. He was taken to St. Thomas Hospital where he died of his injuries.

Patrolman Crutcher was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of WWII. He had served with the Tennessee Highway Patrol for only nine months and was survived by his wife, son, parents, five sisters, and five brothers.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Crutcher,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a LEO but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC during WW II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

August 3, 2019

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