Deputy Sheriff Fred Nelson

Details:
Deputy Sheriff Fred Nelson
Lander County Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Tuesday, May 24, 1966

Biographical Information:
Age: 40
Tour of Duty: 4 weeks
Badge Number: Unknown

 

Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Tuesday, May 24, 1966
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: Unknown

 

 
Deputy Nelson was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 8A while responding to the sheriff's office after receiving a radio call to report to duty.

Deputy Nelson had been appointed a deputy earlier in the month.