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Constable William H. Smith
Ontario Provincial Police

End of Watch: Tuesday, February 16, 1982

Biographical Info
Age: 51
Tour of Duty: 18 years
Badge Number: 2528

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Not available
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Smith was stationed at North Bay at the time of his death. He was working radar patrol and had clocked a vehicle travelling at an excessive speed in the opposite direction. As he made a U-turn on the highway he was blinded by the sun and his cruiser was struck by a large truck.

Constable Smith was with the OPP for almost 18 years.

Constable Smith survived by his wife and three children.

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