Type of Officer: Police Officer
Jurisdiction: Manhattan
County: Riley
Death Date: 1/27/1951
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Automobile Accident
Officer Chrest was riding in a patrol car with another officer driving. While evidently in response to a call elsewhere in Manhattan, with red lights and sire on, the police car crashed into a vehicle that had crossed the center line. Chrest was killed in the accident.