Deputy Sheriff II Auston Smith Reudelhuber

Deputy Sheriff II Auston Smith Reudelhuber

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, September 9, 2023

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Auston Smith Reudelhuber

Deputy Sheriff Auston Reudelhuber was killed in a vehicle crash on North Carolina 150 at 5:15 a.m.

A box truck driving south on NC 150 crossed the center line and struck Deputy Reudelhuber's patrol car traveling northbound. Both vehicles came to a stop on the southbound shoulder.

Deputy Reudelhuber was transported to Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The driver was not injured. He has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, reckless driving, and driving left of center.

Deputy Reudelhuber was a United States Army veteran and had served with the Forsyth Sheriff's Office for over two years and previously served with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office for three years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 5 years, 5 months
  • Badge D178
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving, vehicle crash

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Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Prayers for your family and agency.

Sgt Bradley Beer
Dallas, NC Police Department

December 22, 2023

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