Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 14 years
Badge # 24-7UNION
Cause: Automobile accident
Location: South Dakota
Police Officer Merrill Bruguier was killed in a single vehicle crash at the intersection of S.D. Highway 63 and U.S. Highway 212 at approximately 4:00 am.
He was traveling from Cherry Creek to Eagle Butte at the time of the crash.
Officer Bruguier was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Police Department for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and 9-year-old son.