Special Agent Eveleigh B. Bates
Southern Pacific Railroad Police Department
End of Watch: Saturday, November 8, 1924
Tour of Duty: 3 years
Badge Number: Unknown
Cause of Death: Struck by train
Date of Incident: Saturday, November 8, 1924
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: N/A
Special Agent Eveleigh Bates was killed after falling between two rail cars near Huxley, Nevada. It is believed that he was attempting to make his way to the locomotive to stay warm when he slipped between the cars. He suffered fatal injuries when he was run over by the train.
Agent Bates had served with the Southern Pacific Railroad Police for three years. He was survived by his brother and sister.