Constable 1st Class

Peter William CARTER

YEAR OF DEATH

1988

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 8.40pm on 24 August 1988 Constable Carter and Constable Eric Renes were riding Police motor cycles in Five Islands Road Cringila in pursuit of a motor vehicle. As the cycles travelled around a sweeping right hand bend Constable Carter’s cycle became unstable and despite his efforts left the roadway. The cycle collided with a light pole and the Constable was killed instantly. The Constable was born in 1958 and joined the New South Wales Police Service on 2 April 1979. At the time of his death he was attached to the Warilla Highway Patrol.

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