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

Age: 37
Served: 1 year
Badge #:
Panel 53E, Line 29 (2016)
Panel L1, Line 14 (2016)

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Automobile accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Tuesday, February 23, 1960
11:30 pm
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
State Road 161 near Boonville
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Incident Township:
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Burial Place:
Sunset Hill Cemetery, Rockport

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   Officer Norman Bretz was killed in a single-vehicle accident while performing alcohol beverage permit inspections about seven miles southeast of Boonville.

   His vehicle left State Road 161 on a sharp curve, struck a utility pole and was ejected from his vehicle.

   Officer Bretz, from Rockport, was survived by his wife and two children.

Military Service

United States Army
World War II
Technician Fifth Grade (TEC5) ▪ 1942–1945

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