Senior Constable

Richard Noel DUFTY

YEAR OF DEATH

1989

JURISDICTION

Victoria

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 9.45 p.m. Sunday 9 April 1989 Senior Constable Dufty was directing traffic at the intersection of Phillip Island Road and Churchill Road Phillip Island. Dufty was standing in the middle of the intersection directing east bound traffic by torch when he stepped backwards into the path of a motor car and received fatal injuries. He was flown to the Alfred Hospital Melbourne by Air Ambulance but died whilst medical staff were attending him.

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