Officer Louis O. Cochran

BADGE #59
EOW: December 22nd, 1958
Age: 45

While stopped along U.S. 80 one mile east of Dateland, Patrolman Cochran’s patrol car was struck from behind by another vehicle driven by a suspected drunk driver. Upon impact, his vehicle burst into flames killing him. It was the first death in the 25-year history of the Arizona Highway Patrol.

Louis O. Cohran Memorial Site

Located just west of the main walkway.

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