Chief of Police Killed in One-Vehicle Highway Crash
August 27, 2010
HAWK POINT, MO – Chief Paul Fricke was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 47, near Highway U, at approximately 10:30 am.
It is believed that Chief Fricke’s patrol car went off the right side of the roadway, and that he over-corrected, causing his patrol car to cross the highway and strike a utility pole on the left side of the road.
Chief Fricke served as Hawk Point’s part-time police chief and also served as a full time deputy with the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.