Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Sentenced to 18 years
Deputy Dial was killed when his patrol car was struck by a pickup truck being driven by a drunk driver. The driver was convicted of felony driving under the influence and sentenced to 18 years in prison.
Deputy Dial had served with the Richland County Sheriff's Department for almost 3 years. He was survived by his wife.