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Deputy Sheriff Fred Nelson | Lander County Sheriff's Office, Nevada Lander County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

Deputy Sheriff

Fred Nelson

Lander County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch: Tuesday, May 24, 1966

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 4 weeks

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

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Deputy Sheriff Fred Nelson was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 8A (modern day Route 305) while responding to the sheriff's office after receiving a radio call to report to duty.

Deputy Nelson had been appointed a deputy earlier in the month.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 25, 2015


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