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Stoner, Officer Ora E.

End of Watch: 
Sunday, February 7, 1937
County: 
Grays Harbor
Agency: 
Aberdeen P.D.

On Sunday, February 7, 1937, Officer Ora Stoner of the Aberdeen Police Department was involved in a pursuit of a 16 year-old who had struck a motorcyclist and fled the scene.

 

At the end of the pursuit, Officer Stoner climbed onto the running board of the suspect vehicle and then fell off.  He suffered unknown injuries from the fall, but took the suspect into custody.

 

A few hours later, he fell unconscious and died.