Honor Roll

Harold E. Nichols

Officer Harold E. Nichols’ motorcycle skidded and crashed when it ran across a slippery area of the road. Nichols was killed instantly. The 42-year-old patrolman had served continuously in Kern County since joining the CHP in 1930. The 15-year CHP veteran held numerous medals for expert marksmanship.

He was survived by a wife and a step daughter.