Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year, 6 months
Badge # 102
Cause: Automobile crash
Incident Date: 2/6/2007
Deputy Michael Estes died of injuries he sustained when his patrol car was involved in a collision eight days earlier.
He was driving with his emergency lights on to a residence in Burbank, where a 911 hangup call had been reported. He was traveling south on Highway 124 when he collided with an eastbound flatbed truck carrying drywall joint compound.
The deputy was taken to Kadlec Medical Center where he remained until succumbing to his injuries.
Deputy Estes had served with the Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office for 18 months.