Sergeant
George William Campbell
Indiana State Police
Wednesday, June 18, 1969

Age: 44
Served: 18 years, 10 months
Badge #:
Panel 64W, Line 19
Panel L19, Line 9

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Date/Time of Incident:
Wednesday, June 18, 1969
02:30 pm
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
U.S. 40 west of U.S. 231 near Putnamville
Incident County:
Putnam
Incident Township:
Warren
Weapon Used:
None
Suspect Disposition:
None
Burial Place:
Center Point Cemetery, Brazil

   Sergeant George Campbell suffered a fatal heart attack while arresting a truck driver who attempted to pass the weigh station near Putnamville.

   As he exited his vehicle to conduct the traffic stop one half-mile east of the weigh station, he collapsed. He was taken to Putnam County Hospital where he died.

   Sergeant Campbell, from Brazil, was assigned to the Putnamville post. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, son, mother, two sisters and two brothers.

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