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Constable William R. Rodgers
Ontario Provincial Police

End of Watch: Wednesday, February 25, 1970

Biographical Info
Age: 30
Tour of Duty: 4 years
Badge Number: 1557

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle
Date of Incident: Wednesday, February 25, 1970
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Rodgers was stationed at Petrolia at the time of his death. Constable Rodgers died from injuries he sustained at the scene of a motor vehicle accident while directing traffic in blinding snow conditions. Two bystanders were also struck and killed at the scene.

Constable Rogers was with the OPP for 4 years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.

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