Serving with the OPP
Saturday May 02, 1992
PC Gordon accompanied by Constable Larry Yuen were operating a marked cruiser on Highway 62 approximately 20 kilometers north of Madoc. The officers were enroute to the Village of Marmora to investigate a minor hit and run accident. A northbound vehicle traveling an estimated speed of 130 km/h suddenly veered into the southbound lane and struck the cruiser. Constable Gordon was fatally injured. Constable Yuen received serious injuries but survived. Both occupants of the northbound vehicle were killed.
Investigation revealed that the driver of the northbound vehicle was impaired.