Constable

Owen Lesley DALEY

YEAR OF DEATH

1960

JURISDICTION

Tasmania

DETAILS OF DEATH

Constable Daley died on the Lyell Highway about eight miles on the Hobart side of Queenstown from injuries received in a collision between the departmental Landrover he was driving and a semi-trailer petrol wagon. Stationed at Gormanston Constable Daley was on his way to provide an escort for an over-width load from Bronte Park to South Queenstown when he met the semi-trailer which had moved to the incorrect side of the road whilst negotiating a bend. Constable Daley was killed instantly when thrown from his vehicle.

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