Deputy
George Horace Zorodny
Lake County Sheriff's Department
Friday, March 14, 1930

Age: 38
Served: 1 year
Badge #:
Military Service:
Panel 7W, Line 21
Panel 25, Line 10

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Motorcycle accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Friday, March 14, 1930
10:30 am
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
133rd Avenue and Cedar Lake Road
Incident County:
Lake
Incident Township:
Center
Weapon Used:

Suspect Info:

Burial Location:
Trinity United Church Cemetery, Collingwood, Ontario, Canada

   Deputy George Zorodny was killed in a motorcycle accident while testing out a motorcycle for the newly-formed motor squad.

   He was driving the motorcycle with three other deputies 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 a police officer with the Minneapolis, Minnesota, Police Department. He was survived by his wife.