Sergeant

Margaret J. Eve

OPP ~ Chatham-Kent Detachment

June 9th, 2000

Age: 38 / 15 years service

 

Margaret J. Eve was Married with 2 Children.

 


Circumstances

Sgt. Eve and two other officers who were also injured in the crash, were questioning the occupants of a vehicle they had just stopped, when a tractor trailer travelling east on the highway barrelled into the 3 parked cruisers.


Sgt. Eve died two days after being critically injured in a traffic accident on the same portion of Highway 401 that six months earlier had claimed the life of her OPP colleague Jim McFadden. Margaret is the first woman police officer killed in the line of duty in Ontario.