Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Killed in collision
Deputy Williams and Deputy Michael Cheney were killed when their patrol pickup was struck head-on by a drunk driver on Highway 82 near Elgin, Oregon. The drunk driver was also killed in the collision. The deputies were returning from a search and rescue mission when the incident occurred.
Deputy Williams had been with the agency for five years and was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.
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Deputy Sheriff Michael Lynn Cheney