Deputy Sheriff
Thaddeus Arthur 'Sonny' Conner Sr.
Spencer County Sheriff's Department
Friday, November 16, 1990

Age: 48
Served: 2 years
Badge #:
Panel 45W, Line 13
Panel L2, Line 6

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Struck by vehicle
Date/Time of Incident:
Friday, November 16, 1990
03:10 pm
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
U.S. 231 north of County Road 2000 North near Dale
Incident County:
Incident Township:
Weapon Used:
Suspect Disposition:
No charges filed
Burial Place:
Mount Zion Cemetery, Santa Claus

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   Deputy Sheriff Thaddeus Conner was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating a traffic accident on U.S. 231 north of Dale.

   He was struck while setting flares down on the rain-slickened roadway. He was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Huntingburg where he was pronounced dead.

   No charges were filed against the 83-year-old male driver who struck Deputy Conner.

   Deputy Sheriff Conner, from Lamar, was survived by his wife, three sons, stepdaughter, parents and two sisters.

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