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Photograph: Constable Frederick R.T. Blucher

Patch image: Ontario Provincial Police, Ontario

Constable Frederick R.T. Blucher
Ontario Provincial Police

End of Watch: Saturday, September 30, 1939

Biographical Info
Age: 32
Tour of Duty: 9 years
Badge Number: 420

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault
Date of Incident: Saturday, September 30, 1939
Weapon Used: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Blucher was stationed at the Port Credit Detachment. Constable Blucher was completing his shift and returning to base when his motorcycle was struck by an impaired driver. The collision happened at the intersection of the Dixie Road and the Queen Elizabeth Way in Toronto Township.

Constable Blucher was the first police officer to die on the newly constructed highway.

Constable Blucher survived by his wife and son.

Constable Blucher had been in law enforcement for 9 years.

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