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Chief of Police Samuel Cardwell died over a year after being struck by a vehicle while directing traffic at a college football game.
He suffered injuries to his leg while directing traffic after Indiana hosted Notre Dame in a loss at Memorial Stadium with 16,000 in attendance.
His injuries caused him to leave the police department and his health continued to decline until his death.
Chief Cardwell was survived by a sister.
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