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Game Warden Leon H. Nelson | California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California

Game Warden

Leon H. Nelson

California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California

End of Watch: Saturday, October 27, 1979

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

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Game Warden Leon Nelson was killed in an automobile crash while on patrol with another game warden.

The vehicle experienced a malfunction which caused it to veer off the roadway and down and embankment.

Warden Nelson had served with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for nine years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA
October 27, 2017

 

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