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Traffic Officer

Fred Bingley

Department of Highways

October 4th, 1929

Age: 39

 

Fred Bingley was married with 4 children.

 


Circumstances

Cst. Bingley was on patrol near Caledonia when he lost control of his motorcycle after his sidecar failed to right itself coming out of a curve, and was thrown striking his head on the pavement. He died of a fractured skull. He had been a traffic officer for 2 years, and prior to joining the Department of Highways he was Deputy Chief of the Orillia Police for 3 years.