Deputy Sheriff Danny Kerr Vaughn

Deputy Sheriff Danny Kerr Vaughn

Klickitat County Sheriff's Office, Washington

End of Watch Friday, November 19, 1976

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Danny Kerr Vaughn

Deputy Vaughn drowned after being involved in a plane crash. He and another deputy were on air detail flying a Cessna when the pilot was forced to ditch the plane into the Columbia River due to an engine failure. As Deputy Vaughn attempted to swim to shore he drowned.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Deputy Vaughn, You are not forgotten by the men and women of Massachusetts Law Enforcement. RIP

Mike Kane
Retired Detective, Boston Police Dept.

August 12, 2023

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