Constable

Edward Victor DEVINE

YEAR OF DEATH

1974

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 7.30pm on 13 August 1974 Constable Devine was riding a Police Special Traffic Patrol solo motor cycle along the Great Western Highway Westmead. At that time the Police Radio VKG advised of a Police Officer requiring urgent assistance in Thomas Street Parramatta. Constable Devine responded however as he approached the intersection of Hawkesbury Road a panel van made a right turn in front of the Police cycle. Such was the impact of the collision that the panel van overturned injuring the three occupants. Constable Devine suffered severe injuries and died at 1am the following morning. The Constable was born in 1950 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 13 December 1971. At the time of his death he was attached to the Traffic Branch.

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