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Corporal Mark Carlton Caperton


Mark Carlton Caperton

Hired: Dec. 16, 1980
Died: Sep. 23, 1984 at 28 years of age
Survivors/Wife: Linda Leis; Children: Four Children

On September 23rd, 1984, at 2:25 AM, Cpl. Mark Caperton was involved in a two vehicle crash on US-41, while he was en-route to assist a cab driver who had been assaulted. Cpl. Caperton's Police vehicle was struck by a vehicle being driven by a drunk driver, who was traveling west in the east bound lane. Mark was killed instantly, as were the driver and passenger of the other vehicle.