July 4, 1945, Officer Huff was en route
to 31st and Van Brunt Blvd., to monitor
Independence Day traffic, when he lost control
of his motorcycle at 47th and Benton and
hit the curb. The impact threw him over
the handle bars, and into a utility pole.
Officer Huff died from his injuries at the
scene of the accident.
Huff, 26, was survived by his wife, Juanita. Interment was at Braymer, Missouri.
Article by Brent Marchant