Police Officer Carl T. Hunt

Photo of Police Officer Carl T. Hunt
End of Watch: Fri, May 1st, 1925
Date of Incident: Wed, Apr 29th, 1925
Cause of Death: Motorcycle Accident (Pursuit)
Service Time: 2 years
Age: 28


He was survived by his expectant wife.


Officer Hunt succumbed to injuries received in a motorcycle accident two days earlier. He was chasing a speeding vehicle on Government Drive when the front tire on his motorcycle blew out as he rounded a corner. Officer Hunt was thrown over the handle bars and sustained a skull fracture. A witness to the accident rushed him to the hospital where he later succumbed to the injuries.

His son, who was born one month later, followed in his father's footsteps and joined the St. Louis Police Department.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department Patch
1200 Clark Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63103
(314) 231-1212


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