End of Watch: Sunday, August 29, 1976
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit
Date of Incident: Sunday, August 29, 1976
Incident Location: Not available
Weapon Used: Vehicle
Suspect Info: Charged with murder
Case Status: Closed
Patrolman Hines was killed in an automobile accident while pursuing another vehicle.
As Patrolman Hines topped a hill, his police cruiser struck a pickup truck. He then swerved to avoid hitting the vehicle he was pursuing, causing his vehicle to leave the roadway and crash.
The driver of the vehicle he was pursuing was arrested and charged with murder.
St. Michael Cemetery, Louisville, KY
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