George A. Humburg - ID

George A. Humburg

Line of Duty 11/29/1944

CHP Officer Suffers Heart Attack After Arresting Belligerent Drunk Driver

Wednesday, November 29, 1944

Officer George A. Humburg and a fellow officer were attempting to arrest a drunken driver when the belligerent suspect scuffled with Humburg. After making the arrest, Humburg complained of feeling ill and collapsed while being sped to a hospital. He suffered a heart attack and died before reaching the hospital. Officer Humburg was a 14-year member of the Highway Patrol.