Deputy Sheriff Danny Kerr Vaughn

Deputy Sheriff Danny Kerr Vaughn

Klickitat County Sheriff's Department, Washington

End of Watch Friday, November 19, 1976

Danny Kerr Vaughn

Deputy Vaughn drowned after being involved in a plane crash. He and another deputy were on air detail flying a Cessna when the pilot was forced to ditch the plane into the Columbia River due to an engine failure. As Deputy Vaughn attempted to swim to shore he drowned.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Danny was my baby brother. I have thought of him so many times over the past almost 42 years. My family and I always wondered if Danny was in a witness protection, there were just so many things that made no sense about his death. When I went to Goldendale for his memorial there were so many unanswered questions. I managed to get through the memorial. It was so touching and appreciated to see all the officers who came to the service. Today God and a friend directed me to find this page. It didn't exist back then. I am so glad to have found it.
R.I.P. Baby Brother. I love you!

Judy Feenstra - Sister n Texas

July 31, 2018

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