Police Officer Thomas A. Burner

Police Officer Thomas A. Burner
University of Nevada Reno Police Department
End of Watch: Friday, December 6, 1968

Biographical Information:
Age: 42
Tour of Duty: Unknown
Badge Number: Unknown


Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Friday, December 6, 1968
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: Unknown


Officer Thomas Burner was killed in an automobile accident on US Highway 95 while returning to Reno from a police teletype seminar in Tonopah. The vehicle went out of control on a curve and rolled over three times.

The police chief, who was a passenger in the car, was seriously injured in the accident.

Officer Burner was survived by his wife and three children.