Natural Resources Officer Luke Douglas Nihart

Natural Resources Officer Luke Douglas Nihart

Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Law Enforcement Division, Kansas

End of Watch Saturday, June 26, 2010

Luke Douglas Nihart

Officer Luke Nihart was killed in an ATV accident while working the Country Stampede music festival at Tuttle Creek State Park.

He was entering the parking area of a Department of Wildlife and Parks office when his ATV flipped over at approximately 3:20 am. He was transported to Mercy Regional Health Center where he succumbed to his injuries two hours later.

Officer Nihart had served with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks for 11 years. His is survived by his wife and two young children.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 1247

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental

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Luke,

Limp Bizkit came on my Pandora station and I just laughed to myself when I remember how mad you use to get when I would blast it in the morning at KLETC. Miss you my friend.

David Rawls

July 8, 2016

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