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Deputy Sheriff Patrick Steven Coyle | San Diego County Sheriff's Department, California San Diego County Sheriff's Department, California

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Patrick Steven Coyle

San Diego County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, February 16, 1997

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Aircraft accident

Incident Date: 2/16/1997

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Deputy Coyle was killed and a another deputy was injured in a helicopter accident. Deputy Coyle died of his injuries approximately 3 hours after the crash, which occurred at 7:44 pm.

The two deputies were looking for possible trespassers when the Hughes 500 helicopter suddenly lost power and fell from the sky. The tail was sheared from the helicopter on impact but the passenger compartment was left largely intact.

Deputy Coyle had served in law enforcement for 8 years. He is survived by his wife and two small children.

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Still thinking of you Pat--- Jim

Sergeant James Cady
San Diego County Sheriff
November 30, 2013

 

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