Patrolman Franklin D. Schaerrer « Utah Law Enforcement Memorial

Patrolman Franklin D. Schaerrer

Died on July 22, 1945

Age 35
Utah Highway Patrol
Accidental: Other injury

Patrolman Schaerrer died of surgical complications five days after suffering a massive hernia while attempting to lift a vehicle involved in a traffic accident near Payson. On July 22, the injured patrolman was transported first to his home and then to the hospital where he immediately underwent an emergency herniotomy. Following the surgery, he died of toxic complications.  

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