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Deputy Sheriff Michael Ronald Wilson | Kern County Sheriff's Department, California Kern County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff

Michael Ronald Wilson

Kern County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, October 11, 1981

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 1 year, 6 months

Badge # 300

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Sheriff Michael Wilson was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk driver at 1600 hours.

He and his training officer were en route to Lake Isabella when the 18-year-old drunk driver crossed the center line and struck the patrol car. Deputy Wilson suffered several head and internal injuries and was pronounced dead upon arrival to Kern Medical Center.

Deputy Wilson had only served with the agency for six weeks and had served in law enforcement for 18 months. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, parents, and two brothers.

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Wilson. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
October 23, 2009


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