Mark Joseph KOHUTEK

New South Wales Police Force

Joined NSWPF via NSW Police Cadet system on 8 July 1974

Cadet # 3063

Regd. # 17394

Rank:  Constable 1st Class

Stations?, Nth Sydney HWP

ServiceFrom  8 July 1974 to  4 March 1982 = 7+ years Service

Awards:  No find on It’s An Honour

Born:  3 December 1957

Died on:  4 March 1982

Cause:  Motor cycle collision, Freeway, Mt White

Age:  24

Funeral date?

Funeral location?

Buried atRookwood Cemetery

MARK IS mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance


 

 Constable Mark Kohutek - MVA - 040382

Touch plate at the National Police Wall of Remembrance, Canberra

 

About 5am on 4 March, 1982 Constable Kohutek was riding a police solo motor cycle along the Berowra Tollway between Newcastle and Sydney on his journey to the Sydney Harbour Bridge for the ‘bridge lane change’ system. As he was negotiating a sweeping bend, in the rain, about a kilometre south of the Mt White exit the cycle crashed into a rock median strip. As a result Constable Kohutek sustained fatal head and internal injuries.

 

The constable was born in 1957 and joined the New South Wales Police Force as a cadet on 8 July, 1974. He was sworn in on 3 October, 1976. At the time of his death he was attached to the Traffic Branch, North Sydney ( under the Sydney Harbour Bridge ).

 

Approx. location of collision: 

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