Massey was killed when he lost control
of his patrol car, at 86th and Troost,
while responding to a prowler call. His
car skidded across four lanes of traffic
and was struck by a station wagon. The
patrol car was hit on it's side and flipped,
trapping Officer Massey inside. It took
over thirty minutes to extract Officer
Massey from the car. He died from his
injuries at the scene.
Massey had been with the Kansas City Police
Department for 19 months, joining the department April 1, 1974. He and was survived
by his wife and son.
Interred: Forest Hill Cemetery.