|District / Unit:||Motorcycle Division|
|End of Watch:||10-Jul-1923|
|Incident Details:||Police Officer Vincent Spiro, 34, was assigned to the Motorcycle Division.
On July 1, 1923, Officer Spiro was fatally injured while in pursuit of a speeding vehicle at 84th Street and Ashland Avenue. His motorcycle crashed into a street car after either being struck or pushed by the vehicle he was pursuing. The vehicle's driver, John Coleman was apprehended. Officer Spiro was transported to Mercy Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on July 10, 1923.
John Coleman was charged with assault with a deadly weapon.