Lieutenant
Texas O. Minter
Griffith Police Department
Friday, December 20, 1963

Age: 46
Served: 7 years
Badge #:
Military Service:
Panel 54E, Line 14
Panel L20, Line 2

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Automobile accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Friday, December 20, 1963

Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
Colfax Street at Grand Trunk Western Railroad crossing, Griffith
Incident County:
Lake
Incident Township:
Calumet
Weapon Used:

Suspect Info:

Burial Location:
Ridgelawn Cemetery, Gary

   Lieutenant Texas Minter was killed as he drove to work on building the town's animal shelter.

   The patrol car Lieutenant Minter was driving slid on the icy pavement at a railroad crossing and was struck by an approaching train.

   Lieutenant Minter was survived by his wife.