Saxton H Dutschke Sr.

End of Watch: Saturday, April 7, 1934

Biographical Info

Age: 59

Tour of Duty: 8 years

Rank: Corporal

Assignment: Patrol

Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Date of Incident: April 7, 1934

Incident Location: 7th Street and Chestnut Street

Weapon Used: Not applicable

Case Status: Closed

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Corporal Dutschke and Patrolman Clarence Evans were killed when their patrol wagon was struck by another vehicle at the intersection of 7th and Chestnut Streets at 10:55 pm. Corporal Dutschke was killed instantly and Patrolman Evans succumbed to his injuries two (2) days later. 

Corporal Dutschke had served with the Louisville Division of Police for eight (8) years. He is survived by his wife, five (5) daughters, four (4) sons, two (2) brothers, and two (2) sisters.

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