Sheriff Wayne T. Host

Sheriff Wayne T. Host

Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, September 20, 1940

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Wayne T. Host

Sheriff Wayne Host was killed in a vehicle crash on the Route 250 bridge over Beaverdam Creek at about 1:15 am.

He was responding to a call when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a concrete culvert on the bridge. He was ejected from the vehicle and died on the scene.

Sheriff Host was a World War I veteran who had served as the elected sheriff for four years and had previously served four years as a deputy. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter, and brother. His wife was appointed to finish his term as sheriff.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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Rest in peace Sheriff Host.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 17, 2022

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