Detective Corporal Louis William Donald Jr.

Photo of Detective Corporal Louis William Donald Jr.
End of Watch: Mon, Aug 27th, 2001
Date of Incident: Mon, Aug 27th, 2001
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Pursuit)
Service Time: 9 years
Age: 33


His parents, daughter and three sons.


Detective Corporal Louis Donald was killed in an automobile accident during a vehicle pursuit at approximately 2130 hours while working a special traffic detail.

Detective Corporal Donald's patrol car and another patrol car were approaching the intersection of 25th Avenue and Chase Street at the same time. As the second patrol car stopped to give Detective Corporal Donald the right-of-way, he also attempted to stop and his patrol car struck a light pole. All three occupants in the suspect vehicle were apprehended.

Detective Corporal Donald had served with the Gary Police Dept for nine years and was a US Army veteran.


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