Donald E. Hewitt
Officer Donald Hewitt was killed in an automobile accident during a high-speed pursuit at 11:45 pm. He was attempting to position his vehicle in front of the suspect’s car in order to slow it down. While maneuvering his vehicle was struck broadside and he and a passenger were killed instantly.
Officer Hewitt was survived by his son.
Prairie City Police Department
End of Watch: Dec. 3, 1977