Type of Officer: Police Officer
Jurisdiction: Salina
County: Saline
Death Date: 5/31/1942
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Struck by Automobile
On May 24, 1942, while on night duty, Officer Eaton was crossing a street after conferring with fellow officers. The driver of a car, following two other cars through the intersection, failed to see Eaton and the vehicle fatally struck the officer. He died a week later of his injuries.