Officer Charles G. Porter

Officer Charles G. Porter

End of Watch: 

May 2, 1970

Age: 59
Utah Division of Wildlife Services
Accidental: Pedestrian

Officer Charles G. Porter died when he was struck by a train. 

Officer Porter was checking fishing licenses along the Weber River when he stopped to talk to two men near Stoddard.  As a train approached, Officer Porter stepped from one set of railroad tracks to another unaware that a second train was approaching from the opposite direction. He died instantly. Survived by his wife, six children, and 13 grandchildren, Officer Porter is buried in South Morgan Cemetery.  

The bronze memorial name plaque of Officer Charles G. Porter is sponsored by the Utah Conservation Officers Association.

Fallen Officers