- Created on Thursday, 21 August 2014 17:49
- Written by ICSO
Holtville, California - 87 Years ago today, Traffic Officer Frank William Hunter Holtville Police Department End of Watch: Sunday, August 21, 1927.
Officer Frank Hunter was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeder on the Holtville Highway, near the Alamo River Bridge. As he rounded a curve on the roadway his motorcycle went out of control, crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic, and struck an oncoming vehicle.
He was transported to Holtville Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries several hours later.