Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 17 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Charged with manslaughter
Deputy Brooks was killed by a vehicle while he was investigating a crime scene when a drunk driver struck him, and then tried to flee. A helicopter responded to the scene where Deputy Brooks was pronounced dead. The driver of the vehicle was apprehended a short distance away. At the time of the accident the suspect was under the influence of alcohol and tranquilizers. The original charges of homicide were reduced to manslaughter in court.
Deputy Brooks is survived by his wife and two small children.