Deputy Sheriff Daniel E. McDaniel

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.