Type of Officer: Kansas Highway Patrol
Jurisdiction: Manhattan
County: Riley
Death Date: 12/6/1964
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Automobile Accident
Highway Patrol Trooper McMurray had completed a radar setup and was loading the equipment into the trunk of his car. The vehicle of an intoxicated driver left the roadway, struck a patrol car that was parked behind McMurray’s car, and pinned the trooper between the vehicles. McMurray died in the hospital.