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Auldon LeGrande

End of Tour: Tuesday, December 10, 1946Auldon LeGrande
Rank: Patrolman
Assignment: Traffic
Age: 28
Incident Date: Saturday, September 2, 1944
Incident Location: Wenzel and Market Streets
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident
Suspect Name: Not applicable
Weapon Involved: Not applicable
Case Status: Closed


Patrolman LeGrande succumbed to injuries received two years earlier when he was involved in a motorcycle accident while on duty.

He was on patrol when he collided with a car at Wenzel and Market Streets.

He was transported to a local hospital where one of his legs was amputated.

Patrolman LeGrande appeared to be recovering, but suddenly turned for the worse and died as a result of his injuries.

At the time of the accident, Patrolman LeGrande had been with the agency for only three months.

Louisville Division of Police