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Deputy Sheriff Ronald Jerome Kalkes | Carver County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota Carver County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota

Deputy Sheriff

Ronald Jerome Kalkes

Carver County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota

End of Watch: Wednesday, November 28, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: 3 years

Badge # 245

Cause: Struck by train

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Deputy Sheriff Ronald Kalkes and Deputy Sheriff Richard Lura were killed when their patrol car was struck by a train as they responded to a call.

The collision occurred at the Zemble Street crossing in Chaska, Minnesota.

Deputy Kalkes had served with the Carver County Sheriff's Department for three years. He was survived by his father and sister.

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Deputy Sheriff Richard Allan Lura
Carver County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota
End of Watch: Wednesday, November 28, 1973
Cause: Struck by train

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Ronnie i have never thanked you for your service and today i get the chance.My mom and dad told me you were the best.I never got the chance to meet you but i carry your name Ronnie Jerome Kalkes.Thank You Thank You.May we meet when i lay to rest.

Ronnie Jerome Kalkes
extended family
March 10, 2013

 

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