Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 25 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Reserve Deputy Gary Cook struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while directing traffic for a youth soccer tournament.
The vehicle that struck Deputy Cook traveled another 400 feet before leaving the roadway into a deep ditch. The two occupants then fled the scene and evaded arrest in a heavily wooded area.
Deputy Cook had served in law enforcement for 25 years. He is survived by his mother.