Patrolman Warren Binegar succumbed to injuries received the previous evening when he was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic at the scene of an accident.
Patrolman Binegar was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Grinnell Police Department for only five days at the time of the incident. He was survived by his wife and daughter.
Grinnell Police Department
End of Watch: Aug. 29, 1948