WILLIAM WASHINGTON STRETCHER



Officer Rank: Undersheriff

Memorial Panel: 46-W: 21

Department: Boulder County, Colorado, S.D.

End of Watch: 03/22/1920

Cause: Automobile crash

Age: 44

Length of Service: 4


Undersheriff Stretcher and five other men were responding to a report of a building fire when their patrol car, driven by Fire Chief Emil Johnson, collided with a fire truck that was also en route to the fire. The patrol car rolled several times. City Marshall Lawrence Bass was also killed in this accident. Friendly action.

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