Bio & Incident Details
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Cause: Automobile accident
Officer Creighton Spencer was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a reckless driver call on Battle Mountain.
He was travelling on I-80 just west of Elko, Nevada, when his 1999 Chevrolet Suburban patrol vehicle left the roadway, struck a guard rail, and then veered into the path of an oncoming tractor trailer.
Officer Spencer's father, Captain Jack Spencer, also of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, was killed in the line of duty in 1998 when he was also involved in an automobile accident on I-80 near Reno, Nevada.
Officer Spencer is survived by his wife, daughter, mother, brother, and grandparents.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Captain Jack Lee Spencer, Sr.