Donald E. Hewitt

Police Officer

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

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