Police Officer Clark Anthony Woolridge
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
End of Watch: Sunday, August 12, 1979
Tour of Duty: 1 year
Badge Number: Unknown
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Friday, August 10, 1979
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: Unknown
Another officer who was responding to the call was able to pull Officer Wooldridge, who was unconscious, from the vehicle. The officer, along with the assistance of a citizen, carried him away from the burning car.
He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries two days later.
Officer Wooldridge had served with the agency for 1 year. He was survived by his wife.