Trooper Wendy G. Everett

Trooper Wendy G. Everett

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, August 5, 1988

Wendy G. Everett

Trooper Wendy Everett was struck and killed by an automobile while standing next to her patrol car on I-270. She was taking a report from a trucker whose windshield had been smashed by a water balloon dropped from a freeway bridge near Circleville, Ohio.

The driver who killed Trooper Everett turned himself in the next day. He plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter, was sentenced to two to 10 years in prison, and was released on shock parole after serving 18 months.

Trooper Everett was survived by her parents and sister.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 584/586

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Trooper Wendy G. Everett of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 72 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

August 6, 2018

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