Charles R. Lilly
CHP Officer Killed on Side of Road
Sunday, October 29, 1967
Officer Charles R. Lilly and his partner had just pulled over two traffic violators. Lilly was standing at the driver’s door of one of the stopped vehicles when a passing car struck and killed him. The killer of the 30-year-old patrol officer then fled but was apprehended within minutes. Before joining the CHP in 1965, Officer Lilly had served with the San Francisco Police Department.