He was survived by his wife and two young children.
Officer Theobald was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic at an accident scene on South Broadway. He was attempting to use his flashlight to direct an oncoming car around a tow truck. The car ignored his signals and struck him, throwing him 30-feet. The occupants of the vehicle were returning from a dance and the driver had been drinking. The man was charged with criminal carelessness.
Officer Theobald was assigned to the Wyoming Street Station.
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