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Deputy Sheriff Richard Allan Lura | Carver County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota Carver County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota

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Richard Allan Lura

Carver County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota

End of Watch: Wednesday, November 28, 1973

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Age: 30

Tour: 1 year, 6 months

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Cause: Struck by train

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Deputy Lura and Deputy Ronald Kalkes 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 Lura had been with the agency for 18 months and was survived by his wife and three children.

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Deputy Sheriff Ronald Jerome Kalkes
Carver County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota
End of Watch: Wednesday, November 28, 1973
Cause: Struck by train

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 38th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace



Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05
November 28, 2011

 

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