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Michael W. Gula

OPP ~ Niagara Falls Detachment

April 2nd, 1996

Age: 52 / 29 years of service.


Michael W. Gula was married with 4 children.



While on patrol on the Queen Elizabeth Way Constable Gula stopped behind another OPP cruiser on the shoulder of the multi lane highway. While standing at the driver's window of the second cruiser he was struck by sport utility truck crushing him between the cruiser and the hit and run truck. His body fell into the active lane of traffic. His coworker dragged him off the road and radioed for help. Constable Gula died from his injuries.