Francis Woodrow Castor
Noblesville Police Department
Wednesday, July 28, 1948

Age: 28
Served: 1 week
Badge #:
Panel 26E, Line 8
Panel L27, Line 7

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Motorcycle accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Wednesday, July 28, 1948
08:30 pm
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
701 Cicero Road, Noblesville
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Incident Township:
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Burial Place:
Prairie Baptist Church Cemetery, Noblesville

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   Patrolman Francis Castor was killed in a single-vehicle accident while at Forest Park.

   It was believed that he was attempting to chase a speeding vehicle when he struck the rear of another vehicle. Patrolman Castor was thrown from his motorcycle, suffering severe head and neck injuries and died at the scene.

   Patrolman Castor was survived by his wife, six sisters and mother.

Military Service


United States Army Air Forces
World War II
Staff Sergeant (SSG) ⁃ 1942–1945

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