Otto Anthony Welch
New Albany Police Department
Friday, December 15, 1922

Age: 34
Served: 5 years
Badge #:
Panel 51W, Line 22
Panel L12, Line 7

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Motorcycle accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Friday, December 15, 1922
05:30 pm
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
Culbertson Avenue and Thomas Street, New Albany
Incident County:
Incident Township:
New Albany
Weapon Used:
Suspect Disposition:
Burial Place:
Fairview Cemetery, New Albany

   Patrolman Otto Welch was killed in a two-vehicle accident when his motorcycle struck a vehicle which had come to a sudden stop as it's driver was turning into a garage.

   He was thrown upon impact and killed instantly when the sidecar of his motorcycle collided with the rear of a vehicle driven by a 25-year-old female.

   Patrolman Welch was survived by his wife, daughter, sister and seven brothers.


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