Sgt. Don Byerley
Dec. 15, 1980 following an Oct. 12 wreck with a drunk driver. Sgt.
Byerley had stopped a violator on Interstate 244 near Delaware
Avenue. His car was struck from behind by a drunk driver with no
license. His backing officer was also in the car and was
injured. Sgt. Byerley remained in a coma for two months
before succumbing to his injuries.