Officer Wesley D. Johnson

Officer Wesley D. Johnson

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Tuesday, April 15, 1969

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Wesley D. Johnson

Officer Wesley Johnson was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol on Highway 108 in Twain Hearte around 8 pm.

He was traveling westbound when his patrol vehicle struck a sign marker, lost control, hit an embankment, and rolled over multiple times. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the local hospital.

Officer Johnson had served with the California Highway Patrol for 11 years, serving 10 years in Merced Area before transferring to Sonora. He was survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 2767

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving, single vehicle crash

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Rest in peace Officer Johnson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 14, 2022

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