Sergeant
Hubert Claude 'Dutch' Roush
Indiana State Police
Wednesday, January 26, 1955

Age: 39
Served: 2 years, 4 months
Badge #:
Panel 45E, Line 12
Panel L30, Line 10

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Automobile accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Wednesday, January 26, 1955

Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
State Road 431 and Edgewood Avenue, Indianapolis
Incident County:
Marion
Incident Township:
Perry
Weapon Used:
None
Suspect Disposition:
Charged
Burial Place:
Greenwood Cemetery, Greenwood

   Sergeant Hubert Roush was killed in a two-vehicle accident when his patrol car collided with a truck in Indianapolis.

   The truck driver was southbound on State Road 431 when he made a left-hand turn in front of Trooper Roush, who was traveling northbound.

   The 19-year-old driver was later charged with reckless homicide, failure to signal for a turn, failure to yield the right of way and operating a vehicle without a license.

   Sergeant Roush, from Indianapolis, was assigned to General Headquarters. He previously was employed with the agency as a fingerprint classifier after serving in the same position with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Sergeant Roush was survived by his wife, 10- and 18-year-old sons, mother, brother and sister.


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