Town Marshal
Kenneth Byron Hale Jr.
Lizton Police Department
Tuesday, January 22, 1974

Age: 30
Served: 5 years
Badge #: M-4
Panel 25E, Line 18
Panel L24, Line 6

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Automobile accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Tuesday, January 22, 1974
11:45 am
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
1400 South Lebanon Street, Lebanon
Incident County:
Boone
Incident Township:
Center
Weapon Used:
None
Suspect Disposition:
None
Burial Place:
Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Fishers

   Town Marshal Kenneth Hale was killed in a two-vehicle accident while responding to an alarm at the State Bank of Lizton in Pittsboro.

   He was returning from Lebanon when he heard the dispatch and responded. While traveling southbound, his vehicle was struck head-on by a semitrailer that entered his travel lane and he died at the scene.

   Town Marshal Hale had previously served as a deputy marshal with the Jamestown Town Marshal's Office. He was survived by his wife, who was seriously injured in the accident, 2-year-old daughter, parents, sister and brother.

   His father was a former special agent-in-charge of the United States Secret Service field office in Indianapolis.

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United States Air Force
Vietnam War



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