Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Incident Date: 8/16/2004
Deputy Randy Hamson succumbed to injuries sustained on August 16, 2004, when he was struck by a vehicle on Sierra Highway. He had been investigating an accident when he saw an oncoming car driving without its headlights on. As he stepped into the roadway to get the driver's attention with his flashlight he was struck by another car.
He remained in a coma in a long term care facility until succumbing to his injuries.
Deputy Hamson had served with the agency for 5 years at the time of the accident. He is survived by his wife, two sons, parents, and two brothers.