Patrolman Cecil Hartwell Hoffman

Patrolman Cecil Hartwell Hoffman

North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, March 15, 1968

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Cecil Hartwell Hoffman

Patrolman Cecil Hoffman was killed in an automobile accident during a pursuit in Iredell County.

The bridge over the Catawba River on I-40 was dedicated as the Patrolman Cecil Hoffman Memorial Bridge in honor of Patrolman Hoffman.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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My husband and I crossed the Cecil Hoffman Bridge on this, the 50th anniversary of his tragic death. Our sympathy to his family and friends. We honor the memories of Patrolman Hoffman and all who have fallen. We appreciate those who protect and serve.

Caryl Everly Nixon
Traveller from Alabama

March 15, 2018

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