Patrolman – Ernest Augustus Anthony

Patrolman - Ernest Augustus Anthony

Patrolman - Ernest Augustus Anthony

End of Watch:  Friday, May 13, 1904


Biographical Information


Age: 50
Tour of Duty: 15 years
Badge Number: N/A

Incident Details


Cause of Death: Struck by train
Date of Incident: Friday, May 13, 1904
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: N/A

Circumstances


Patrolman Ernest Anthony was struck and killed by a train while patrolling the local rail yard. 

Several trains were switching tracks at the time which resulted in Patrolman Anthony not hearing the oncoming train that struck him. 

Patrolman Anthony had served with the Fort Smith Police Department for 15 years. He was survived by his wife.