Details: Deputy Sheriff Daniel E. McDaniel Ormsby County Sheriff's Office End of Watch: Wednesday, June 19, 1963
Biographical Information: Age: Unknown Tour of Duty: Unknown Badge Number: Unknown
Incident Details: Cause of Death: Automobile accident Date of Incident: Wednesday, June 19, 1963 Weapon Used: N/A Suspect Info: Convicted of manslaughter
Deputy McDaniel was killed when his patrol car was rear-ended by a car that was racing another car at 2145 hours. He was driving westbound on Highway 50 when the car rear-ended him at a approximately 100 mph. His patrol car was knocked off the roadway, rolled over four times, and stopped approximately 100 yards from the impact point. The juvenile driver of the car that struck him was held for investigation of involuntary manslaughter.
The driver, a 19 year-old girl, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter.