Police Officer
Foster Cleon 'Pete' Wildoner
Marion Police Department
Friday, September 16, 1966

Age: 25
Served: 7 months
Badge #:
Panel 2W, Line 5
Panel L14, Line 1

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Vehicle pursuit
Date/Time of Incident:
Sunday, September 11, 1966

Incident to Death Duration:
5 days
Incident Location:
Bradford Pike near Interstate 69, Marion
Incident County:
Grant
Incident Township:
Monroe
Weapon Used:
None
Suspect Disposition:
Apprehended
Burial Place:
Estates of Serenity, Marion

   Officer Foster Wildoner died from injuries he suffered five days earlier when he was involved in a single-vehicle accident during a pursuit.

   He and his partner were chasing three burglary suspects on Bradford Pike when the suspect vehicle crashed into a guardrail near Interstate 69. The patrol car also crashed into the guardrail, injuring both officers.

   Officer Wildoner was transported to Marion General Hospital where he died from his injuries five days later.

   All three suspects were eventually apprehended.

   Officer Wildoner was survived by his wife.


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