Deputy Sheriff Ronald R. "Dick" Rhodes

Deputy Sheriff Ronald R. "Dick" Rhodes

Kittitas County Sheriff's Office, Washington

End of Watch Sunday, March 15, 1959

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Ronald R. "Dick" Rhodes

Deputy Sheriff Dick Rhodes and Deputy Sheriff Victor Cusworth were killed in an automobile crash at approximately 4:00 am while responding to a call of a negligent driver.

They were responding down the Seattle Highway, eight miles west of Cle Elem, when their patrol car struck the rear of a slow-moving hay truck.

Deputy Rhodes had served with the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office for two years. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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