Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 16 years
Badge # 3639
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Deputy David Gilstrap was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic on Hog Mountain Road at approximately 7:30 am. He and another deputy were providing traffic control at the entrance to a school when the incident occurred.
After the collision, he was transported to a local hospital where he remained on life support until succumbing to his injuries later that evening.
Deputy Gilstrap had served with the Oconee County Sheriff's Office for 3 years and had previously served with the Clarke County Sheriff's Office for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.