Leslie Lauterwasser - ID NR

Leslie Lauterwasser

Line of Duty 06/27/1941

CHP Officer Killed in Motorcycle Collision

Friday, June 27, 1941

Officer Leslie Lauterwasser, 30, was patrolling at midnight near Tiburon on the approach to the Golden Gate Bridge when a vehicle he was following abruptly made a U-turn. Lauterwasser’s motorcycle crashed broadside into the automobile, killing the patrolman instantly. The driver was jailed and charged with drunk driving and negligent homicide.