Coburn B. Jewell - ID 2940

Coburn B. Jewell

Line of Duty 02/01/1964

CHP Officer Killed While Parked on Side of Road

Saturday, February 1, 1964

Officer Coburn B. Jewell had parked his patrol car on the highway shoulder with the amber light burning. Jewell was sitting on the passenger side of the front seat when a motorist lost control of his vehicle and crashed into the parked patrol car. The motorist’s vehicle was traveling at 50 m.p.h. when it struck and the force of the impact killed Officer Jewell.