End of Watch: Tuesday, May 24, 1960
Tour of Duty: 9 years
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Tuesday, May 24, 1960
Incident Location: Buechel Bypass, south of Buechel Bank Road
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available
Case Status: Closed
Patrolman Whitworth was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call. The patrol car crossed the center median and struck another car head-on.
Patrolman Whitworth is survived by his wife and six (6) children.
Jeffersontown Cemetery, Louisville, KY
Officer Down Memorial
National Law Enforcement Officer Memorial
Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation
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