P-O- Eugene Hulton

P.O. Eugene Hulton

Name: Hulton, Eugene
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: 010 District (Wabash Avenue Station)
End of Watch: 26-Apr-1926
Incident Details: Police Officer Eugene Hulton was assigned to the Wabash Avenue Station.

On April 24, 1926, Officer Hulton and three other policeman were traveling to the scene of an armed robbery.  The squad car the officers were traveling in was struck by a trolley at 48th Street and Michigan Avenue.  Officer Hulton was fatally injured and died at Washington Park Hospital.  The three other officers suffered minor injuries.

Officer Hulton was survived by his wife and son.