Constable

Elmer A. Shepard

OPP ~ Kirkland Lake Detachment

July 24th, 1938

Age: 35 / 8 years service

 

 


Circumstances

On July 24, 1938 PC Shepard was killed when his vehicle struck a hole in a wooden bridge. His car crashed through the railing and landed on its roof 30 ft below. The 15ft. wide 250 ft. long bridge was located on a side road leading from Matheson to Ramore.