Constable

Harry CYGAN

YEAR OF DEATH

1982

JURISDICTION

Victoria

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 11.30 a.m. Monday 19 April 1982 Constable Cygan was performing wide-load escort duty along Heatherton Road Springvale. His motor cycle skidded after running through an oil slick on the road surface. The machine failed to respond to his efforts to control it and it slid into an oncoming vehicle fatally injuring Cygan.

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