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Deputy Sheriff John Thomas Huston | Idaho County Sheriff's Department, Idaho Idaho County Sheriff's Department, Idaho

Deputy Sheriff

John Thomas Huston

Idaho County Sheriff's Department, Idaho

End of Watch: Friday, September 22, 1989

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 9 years

Badge # 2706

Military veteran

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Apprehended

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Deputy Sheriff John Huston was struck and killed by a drunk driver while operating a roadblock during a search for two escaped prisoners from the North Idaho Correctional Institution. The drunk driver fled after striking Deputy Huston but was arrested a short time later.

Deputy Huston had served with the Idaho County Sheriff's Department for nine years and had previously served for four years with the United States Army. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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