Sergeant Travis H. Maki

Sergeant Travis H. Maki

Elko County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch Saturday, November 29, 1997

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Travis H. Maki

Sergeant Travis Maki was killed after falling from a freeway overpass while setting out flares at a traffic accident. Sergeant Maki was placing the flares at the accident on I-80 when he jumped out of the way of an oncoming truck coming through the thick fog. He fell approximately 65 feet, landing headfirst, and was killed instantly.

Sergeant Maki had served with the Elko County Sheriff's Office for 10 years. He is buried in Elko County Veterans Cemetery, Elko, Nevada.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

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