Sergeant John Scott Hackett, Jr.

Sergeant John Scott Hackett, Jr.

North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, June 19, 1974

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John Scott Hackett, Jr.

Sergeant John Hackett and Patrolman James Parker were killed in a police helicopter accident along McCoy Road south of Reidsville.

The helicopter they were flying in struck high-tension wires adjacent to a recently constructed bridge.

Sergeant Hackett had served with the North Carolina Highway Patrol for 35 years. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 58
  • Tour 35 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 19, 2015

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