Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # 17001
Cause: Automobile accident
Officer Robert Dickey was killed in an automobile accident on I-8 while on patrol in Imperial County.
It is believed that a tire on his patrol car blew out, causing him to lose control of the vehicle. The patrol car left the roadway and flipped several times.
He was flown to Yuma Regional Medical Center, in Arizona, where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.
Officer Dickey had served with the California Highway Patrol for 5 years. He is survived by his wife and one-year-old son.