Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Patrolman Wayne Jones died from injuries he suffered four days earlier after being involved in a two-vehicle accident.
He and his partner were en route to a call in which a construction lantern had fallen into a gas main excavation and caused an explosion. Their squad car collided with a fire department vehicle which was also responding to the call. His partner and the fire chief were seriously injured while a fire captain died at the scene.
Patrolman Jones was transported to St. Anthony's Hospital were he died from his injuries four days later.