Patrolman Harvey Dennis Hand

Photo of Patrolman Harvey Dennis Hand
End of Watch: Fri, Sep 11th, 1914
Date of Incident: Fri, Sep 11th, 1914
Cause of Death: Struck By Train
Service Time: 18 years
Age: 51


His wife Agnes, four daughters, and a son.


Patrolman Hand was killed when he was struck by a Louisville and Nashville passenger train at Hancock Street and Barnett Street.

Passers-by noticed Patrolman Hand's hat, bearing his badge number, fall from the locomotive's cow-catcher at 7th and Magnolia Streets.

Patrolman Hand's body was found the following morning in a railroad ditch near where he was struck.


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