Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Deputy George Zorodny was killed in an accident while testing a motorcycle for the newly-formed motor squad.
He was southbound with three other deputies on their motorcycles between Crown Point and Cedar Lake when he crossed the center line, was struck by a northbound vehicle head-on and thrown into a ditch.
Deputy Zorodny had previously served as an officer with the Minneapolis, Minnesota, Police Department. He was survived by his wife.