Officer Philip Adams succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was struck by a vehicle while operating a portable scale checkpoint near the interchange for Highway 30 and I-29, in Harrison County.
He was walking back to his patrol car when he was struck.
Officer Adams had served with the Iowa Motor Vehicle Enforcement for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and four children
Iowa Motor Vehicle Enforcement
End of Watch: Mar. 31, 1973