- Lapel, Indiana
- October 17, 1976
- May 5, 1948 - July 3, 1979 | 31 Years Old
While responding to a request for assistance from the Markleville Town Marshal, Trooper Jones was traveling at a high rate of speed with emergency lights on when a car pulled in front of him. Trooper Jones swerved to avoid the car in his path when his vehicle struck a tree, killing him on impact.