Sergeant

Russell James THOMPSON

YEAR OF DEATH

1987

JURISDICTION

Victoria

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 12.30 a.m. Thursday 9 September 1987 Sergeant Thompson was on patrol duties. He was conducting a routine vehicle check on the Midland Highway North Geelong when he was struck and killed by a passing car. The driver of the offending vehicle failed to stop at the accident scene but was later located and charged with a number of traffic offences

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