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May. 21, 1950
Caucasian Male / 37 yrs. of age
Belleville Police Dept.
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Fatal Incident Summary
Sun. May. 21, 1950
Patrolman James Smith succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier when he was involved in a motorcycle accident on Mill Street.
While on patrol, Patrolman Smith's brakes failed causing him to be propelled over the handlebars into the curb, resulting in brain damage.
Patrolman Smith had served with the Belleville Police Department for almost 3 years and had received the Purple Heart for injuries sustained during the Invasion of Sicily while serving with the United States Army. He is survived by wife and daughter.