George Horace Zorodny
Lake County Sheriff's Department
Friday, March 14, 1930

Age: 38
Served: 1 year
Badge #:
Panel 7W, Line 21
Panel 25, Line 10

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Motorcycle accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Friday, March 14, 1930
10:30 am
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
133rd Avenue and Cedar Lake Road
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Incident Township:
Weapon Used:
Suspect Disposition:
Burial Place:
Trinity United Church Cemetery, Collingwood, Ontario, Canada

   Deputy George Zorodny was killed in a two-vehicle accident while testing a motorcycle for the newly-formed motor squad.

   He was southbound with three other deputies on their motorcycles between Crown Point and Cedar Lake when he crossed the center line, was struck by a northbound vehicle head-on and thrown into a ditch.

   Deputy Zorodny had previously served as an officer with the Minneapolis, Minnesota, Police Department. He was survived by his wife.

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