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 Donald L. Highley, Policeman

Donald L. Highley

Saturday, February 10, 1968



Highley, Donald L.

Rank: Policeman

Serial Number: 11859

Division: Traffic Enforcement Division

Location: Ventura Fwy between Forest Lawn and
Victory Blvd

Date killed: Saturday, February 10, 1968

Cause of Death: Traffic Accident

Bio: Policeman Donald Highley was struck and
killed by a vehicle while writing a ticket. Policeman Highley
completed the citation and in the process of handing the citation
to the driver he was struck and killed by an intoxicated driver.
The original driver receiving the traffic violation used the
officer's radio to notify the agency of the incident.

The drunken violator was apprehended and convicted. The incident
was the drunken driver's fourth DUI conviction. He received one
year in the county jail.

Policeman Highley had served with the agency for 3 years. He was
survived by his wife and four children.

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