Constable

David Bruce REIHER

YEAR OF DEATH

1969

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

On 21 December 1969 Constable Reiher was riding a Police Special Traffic Patrol motor cycle on the Princes Highway at Figtree. It is thought that the Constable was attempting to stop the driver of a station sedan for a traffic offence and as he overtook the vehicle his cycle flipped over. He was then thrown into the path of a vehicle travelling in the opposite direction and killed instantly. The Constable was born in 1946 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 13 May 1968. At the time of his death he was stationed at Wollongong.

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