Ernest Max Lacy
Indianapolis Police Department
Sunday, May 22, 1977

Age: 45
Served: 16 years
Badge #:
Panel 4W, Line 20
Panel L33, Line 11

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Automobile accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Sunday, May 22, 1977
05:45 am
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
2500 block of North Country Club Road, Indianapolis
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Incident Township:
Weapon Used:
Suspect Disposition:
Burial Place:
Maple Grove Cemetery, Brookville

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   Sergeant Ernest Lacy was killed in a single-vehicle accident while on duty.

   His patrol car left the roadway and struck a concrete railroad bridge abutment. He was transported to Wishard Memorial Hospital where he died an hour and a half later.

   Sergeant Lacy was survived by his son and daughter.

Military Service

United States Navy
Korean War
Machinist's Mate Petty Officer Second Class (MM2)

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