Patrolman Franklin D. SchaerrerDied on July 22, 1945
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.