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.