Deputy Sheriff Edward Norman Dare

Deputy Sheriff Edward Norman Dare

Iron County Sheriff's Office, Utah

End of Watch Tuesday, September 24, 2002

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Edward Norman Dare

Deputy Sheriff Edward Dare was killed in an automobile accident while responding to backup officers from a neighboring agency.

The officers were searching for a DUI driver who was brandishing a handgun at approximately 6:20 am. While en route, Deputy Dare's vehicle left the roadway and landed partially submerged in a drainage ditch. When Deputy Dare failed to arrive at the original call, officers began to search for him.

At 8:00 am, a citizen called to report a patrol car in the ditch and rescue crews arrived within minutes. Deputy Dare was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputy Dare was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Iron County Sheriff's Office for five years. He is survived by his wife and mother.

Bio

  • Age 57
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 1W16
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Ed was a great deputy and friend. I often think of how he treated people, he was fair in all he did.

WP Curly Syndergaard

February 17, 2019

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