Mark Wynnfield Hines

End of Watch: Sunday, August 29, 1976

Biographical Info

Age: 32

Tour of Duty: Not available

Rank: Patrolman

Assignment: Patrol

Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

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

Mark Hines - Headshot

Narrative

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.

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