Sergeant 2nd Class

Stewart COOK

YEAR OF DEATH

1987

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 8.10pm on 7 May 1987 Sergeant Cook was returning home to Nelson Bay at the completion of his shift. Whilst driving through Anna Bay the Sergeant lost control of his vehicle which crossed to the incorrect side of the roadway and collided with an oncoming vehicle. He sustained severe head and internal injuries and died a short time later. The Sergeant was born in 1939 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 20 February 1967. At the time of his death he was attached to the Newcastle District Licensing Section.

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