Officer Stone was killed when his patrol car struck a utility pole during a pursuit. Another officer initiated the pursuit after seeing a car doing donuts in a residential intersection. As he was pursuing the vehicle another vehicle pulled between him and the suspect vehicle. He struck a utility pole after he swerved to avoid that vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle he as pursuing was convicted with Officer Stone’s death and sentenced to 5 years in prison.
Officer Stone had served with the Clinton Police Department for 5 years. He was survived by his wife, 3-year-old daughter, and 1-month-son.
Clinton Police Department
End of Watch: Jan. 27, 1993