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Deputy Sheriff David Leroy Ford | Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, Ohio Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

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David Leroy Ford

Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch: Sunday, February 7, 1971

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Age: 33

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Automobile accident

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Deputy Ford and Deputy Edward Henry were killed in an automobile accident while responding to a fire call. As they responded on a highway a truck that was parked on the shoulder pulled into the travel lane in front of them. Their patrol car struck the back of the truck and both deputies were killed.

Deputy Ford was survived by his parents and three sisters.

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Deputy Sheriff Edward Keith Henry
Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, Ohio
End of Watch: Sunday, February 7, 1971
Cause: Automobile accident

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Deputy Sheriff Ford,
On today, the 41st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lawrence County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Anonymous
U.S. Border Patrol
February 7, 2012

 

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