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Stewart Ian KERLIN


 Stewart Ian KERLIN

Queensland Police Force

Regd. # ?

Rank:  Detective Sergeant


Service:  From  to  ?

Awards:  National Medal – granted 5 May 2000


Died on:  11 November 2006

Cause:  Motor vehicle accident

Event location:  Pacific Hwy, Woolgoolga, NSW about 10am

Age:  42

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[alert_green]STEWART IS mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_green]


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Police officer killed on duty


Const Wilson was the second police officer killed on the state’s ( NSW ) roads yesterday, with a Queensland detective dying after a multi-vehicle crash south of Coffs Harbour on the NSW mid-north coast.

Detective Sergeant Stewart Kerlin, 42, was killed when two cars and a truck collided near Woolgoolga about 10am (AEDT).

Fellow officer 43-year-old Detective Senior Constable Paul Meese, who was in the same car, was injured and a 60-year-old woman passenger in the second car also was hurt.

Both were taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital, where they are in stable condition.

The two police officers were travelling in an unmarked car to a number of locations around NSW as part of a Queensland Police investigation.




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