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Deputy William Henry Everett | Rice County Sheriff's Office, Kansas Rice County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

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William Henry Everett

Rice County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch: Wednesday, November 24, 1954

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 65

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Everett was struck and killed by a drunk driver after responding to the scene of an accident on a bridge. When he arrived he found debris in the roadway but could not locate the driver or the vehicle. The driver had circled around the block to return to the accident scene to see the damage to the bridge. When he returned he struck Deputy Everett, severing his leg. Deputy Everett bled to death at the scene of the incident. The driver of the vehicle that struck Deputy Everett was intoxicated.

Deputy Everett had served with the Rice County Sheriff's Office for 2 years and was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Everett. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2014

 

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