Walter C. Maxey
Line of Duty 02/02/1943
CHP Officer Killed in Motorcycle Collision
Tuesday, February 2, 1943
Officer Walter C. Maxey was making a left turn off U.S. Highway 6 near Newhall when his motorcycle kickstand dropped, dug into the pavement and sent the motorcycle into a sharp spin. Maxey was thrown violently to the ground and sustained fatal injuries. He had been a member of the CHP for seven years.