Special Agent Scott Evan Deaton

Special Agent Scott Evan Deaton

United States Department of the Treasury - United States Secret Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, June 11, 1999

Scott Evan Deaton

Special Agent Scott Deaton was killed in an automobile accident while en route to a protective assignment in Memphis, Tennessee.

He was driving an agency vehicle on I-40 during a severe thunderstorm. He lost control of the vehicle and crossed the median into the oncoming traffic. His vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer and killed instantly.

Special Agent Scott Deaton had been with the Memphis Police Department for five years and the Secret Service for one year. He is survived by his parents.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Tennessee

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Scott your birthday has come and gone you would of been 47 and who knows what you could of accomplished in the last 18 years. It is correct you are gone but never forgotten; as I set with your Mom tonight we talked about you and I how I promised you I would get up to the cemetery and clean everything up you know we have to keep the Secret Service emblem polished up and all in tip top shape! We can not let the agency down. Happy Birthday and you are missed.

Joyce Allen

May 15, 2017

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