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Harvey D. Hand

End of Tour: Friday, September 11, 1914Fallen Hero
Rank: Patrolman
Assignment: Not available
Age: 55
Incident Date: Friday, September 11, 1914
Incident Location: Hancock Street and Barnett Street
Cause of Death: Struck by train
Suspect Name: Not available or applicable
Weapon Involved: Not available or applicable
Case Status: Closed


Narrative:

Patrolman Hand was killed when he was struck by a Louisville and Nashville passenger train at Hancock Street and Barnett Street. Passersby noticed Patrolman Hand's hat, bearing his badge number, fall from the locomotive's cow-catcher at 7th and Magnolia Streets. Patrolman Hand's body was found the following morning in a railroad ditch near where he was struck.

Patrolman Hand had been with the agency for 18 years.


Louisville Division of Police