Sergeant Benton Bertram

Photo of Sergeant Benton Bertram
End of Watch: Wed, Dec 12th, 2018
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Pursuit)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 33

Survivors

His parents and sister.

Incident

Sergeant Bertram was killed in a vehicle crash while pursuing a stolen vehicle.

The pursuit began at approximately 10:20 P.M. in Charlestown (Clark County) and extended into Scott County. As the vehicles approached the intersection of State Road 3 and State Road 56 near Scottsburg, Sergeant Bertram's vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Sergeant Bertram was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect also crashed near the same location and fled on foot. He was apprehended hours later in the area where the pursuit began.

Agency

Charlestown Police Department Patch
701 Main Street
Charlestown, Indiana 47111
(812) 256-6345
Chief Keith McDonald

Tributes

There are 6 tributes for Sergeant Benton Bertram.

Sergeant Benton Bertram
Left by Renee on Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Thank you for your service, sir.  Rest In Peace.  You will not be forgotten.