Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 9 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile accident
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.