Line of Duty 05/03/1942
CHP Officer Killed in Motorcycle Collision
Sunday, May 3, 1942
Officer Scott Leatherman was pursuing a speeding motorist on a road near Newhall when the wheel of his motorcycle apparently developed a high-speed wobble, causing Leatherman to lose control and crash. The 29-year-old patrolman was a member of the CHP for only one year.