Edgar J. Combs - ID NR

Edgar J. Combs

Line of Duty 09/08/1930

CHP Officer Killed on Famosa Highway

Monday, September 8, 1930

Officer Edgar J. Combs was near the end of his shift patrolling at midnight along the Famosa Highway north of Bakersfield, when the front tire of his motorcycle blew out as he was crossing railroad tracks. The motorcycle turned over and the 33-year-old patrolman was hurled 70 feet and killed instantly.