Richard Francis England
Indiana State Police
Wednesday, April 22, 1942

Age: 31
Served: 6 years, 3 months
Badge #:
Panel 26E, Line 14
Panel L3, Line 3

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Automobile accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Wednesday, April 22, 1942
03:45 pm
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
U.S. 33 south of Kimmell
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Incident Township:
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Burial Place:
Floral Park Cemetery, Indianapolis

   Trooper Richard England was killed in a single-vehicle accident south of Kimmell while transporting an Army deserter to Baer Army Air Base in Fort Wayne.

   He attempted to pass a vehicle on U.S. 33 in Wolf Lake when it turned in front of him causing his vehicle to strike a tree, killing him instantly.

   Trooper England, from Columbia City, was assigned to the Ligonier post. He was survived by his wife.

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