Sergeant Travis H. Maki

Sergeant Travis H. Maki
Elko County Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Saturday, November 29, 1997

Biographical Information:
Age: 32
Tour of Duty: 10 years
Badge Number: Unknown


Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Fall
Date of Incident: Saturday, November 29, 1997
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: Unavailable







Sergeant Maki was killed after falling from a freeway overpass while setting out flares at a traffic accident. Sergeant Maki was placing the flares at the accident on I-80 when he jumped out of the way of an oncoming truck coming through the thick fog. He fell approximately 65 feet, landing headfirst, and was killed instantly.