Officer Rank: Patrolman

Department: Chicago, Illinois, P.D.

End of Watch: 11/09/1947

Cause: Traffic-related incident, struck by vehicle

Age: 54

Length of Service: 25 years

Patrolman Hibsch was conducting traffic at the scene of a fire when he was struck by a vehicle. Patrolman Hibsch was transported to the hospital where he died due to a skull fracture. Although the driver was arrested, the coroner’s jury later ruled the incident as accidental.




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