William E. Pitois - ID 2756

William E. Pitois

Line of Duty 11/04/1960

CHP Officer Killed in Motorcycle Collision

Friday, November 4, 1960

Officer William E. Pitois was pursuing a speeder when he came upon two slow-moving cars. As he was braking to go between them, his motorcycle skidded and struck the back end of one of the vehicles, causing him fatal injuries. Pitois, 29, was a member of the CHP for two years with previous service in the Newhall Area and on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.