Officer Rank: Patrolman
Department: Chicago, Illinois, P.D.
End of Watch: 11/09/1947
Cause: Traffic-related incident, struck by vehicle
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.