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Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia | Norfolk County Sheriff's Office, Massachusetts Norfolk County Sheriff's Office, Massachusetts

Deputy Sheriff

Ryan Tvelia

Norfolk County Sheriff's Office, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 11 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle accident

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Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia was killed in a motorcycle accident on I-95, in Walpole, while en route to Quincy to assist with the funeral detail for the mother of a fellow deputy.

His department-issued motorcycle collided with a vehicle near Exit 11 at approximately 7:40 am. He was then struck by a second vehicle, suffering more severe injuries. He was transported to Norwood Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Deputy Tvelia had served with the Norfolk County Sheriff's Office for 11 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.

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Deputy Sheriff Tvelia,
I would just thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Norfolk County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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