Deputy Sheriff William J. Fiegl, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff William J. Fiegl, Jr.

Niagara County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch Saturday, December 1, 1956

William J. Fiegl, Jr.

Deputy Fiegl was killed when his patrol car was struck by a New York Central Railroad passenger train at a rural crossing in the Town of Wheatfield.

Deputy Fiegl had been with the agency for three years and was survived by his wife, two sons, parents, and four siblings.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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I said a little prayer today for Deputy Sheriff Fiegl and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

November 22, 2015

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