Officer William Dustin McKim

Officer William Dustin McKim

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Tuesday, February 6, 1973

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William Dustin McKim

Officer William McKim was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to stop a commercial vehicle that had attempted to bypass the Coyote Scale Facility in San Jose.

Officer McKim's cruiser skidded across the rain-slicked center lane of U.S. Highway 101 and was struck head-on.

Officer McKim was a United States Navy WWII veteran and had served with the California Highway Patrol for 19 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 1576
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

vehicle pursuit, weather

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Rest in peace Officer McKim.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 30, 2019

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