Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Struck by train
Deputy Kalkes and Deputy 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 been with the agency for three years and was survived by his father and sister.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Deputy Sheriff Richard Allan Lura