Officer
Norman J. Bretz
Indiana State Excise Police
Tuesday, February 23, 1960

Age: 37
Served: 1 year
Badge #:
Military Service:
Panel 53E, Line 29
Included

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Automobile accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Tuesday, February 23, 1960

Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
State Road 161 near Boonville
Incident County:
Warrick
Incident Township:
Boon
Weapon Used:

Suspect Info:

Burial Location:
Sunset Hill Cemetery, Rockport

   Officer Norman Bretz was killed in a single-vehicle accident while performing alcohol beverage permit inspections in Warrick County.

   His vehicle left State Road 161 on a sharp curve and struck a utility pole about seven miles southeast of Boonville.

   Officer Bretz was survived by his wife and two children.