Deputy Sheriff Fred Nelson

Deputy Sheriff Fred Nelson

Lander County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch Tuesday, May 24, 1966

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Fred Nelson

Deputy Sheriff Fred Nelson was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 8A (modern day Route 305) while responding to the sheriff's office after receiving a radio call to report to duty.

Deputy Nelson had been appointed a deputy earlier in the month.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 4 weeks
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 25, 2015

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