Trooper
Donald Raymond Turner
Indiana State Police
Saturday, January 28, 1956

Age: 37
Served: 9 years, 2 months
Badge #:
Panel 58E, Line 4
Panel L5, Line 7

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Struck by vehicle
Date/Time of Incident:
Saturday, January 28, 1956
07:00 pm
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
State Road 427 near Auburn
Incident County:
DeKalb
Incident Township:
Butler
Weapon Used:
None
Suspect Disposition:
None
Burial Place:
Woodland Cemetery, Auburn

   Trooper Donald Turner was struck and killed by a vehicle while assisting a tow truck operator who was removing a vehicle from a roadside ditch five miles south of Auburn.

   Another vehicle came over a small hill at a high rate of speed, slid on the icy roadway, and struck Trooper Turner and the tow truck driver. Trooper Turner was killed instantly.

   Trooper Turner, from Auburn, was assigned to the Ligonier post. He was survived by his wife, two sons and daughter.



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