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Constable Philip H. DeLaRue
Ontario Provincial Police

End of Watch: Saturday, May 25, 1957

Biographical Info
Age: 23
Tour of Duty: 2 years, 1 month
Badge Number: 2754

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Saturday, May 25, 1957
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable DeLaRue was stationed at Matheson at the time of his death. Constable DeLaRue died from injuries he sustained when his cruiser struck a patch of heaved pavement, sideswiped an oncoming pickup truck and landed in a ditch. He was taken to hospital but died of his injuries.

He had served the OPP for 25 months.

He is survived by his fiancée.

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