Constable

Edward R. Wickens

OPP ~ Orillia Detachment

May 10th, 1960

10 years service

 

Edward R. Wickens has 3 Children.

 


Circumstances

PC Wickens was on routine patrol on Highway 11 north of Washago on May 10, 1960. A southbound cement truck loaded with 25 tons of cement began to drift into Wickens lane. The truck hit his vehicle and rolled over on it. Constable Wickens was killed instantly.