Park Ranger James P. Fleetwood

Park Ranger James P. Fleetwood

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, July 5, 1977

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James P. Fleetwood

Park Ranger James Fleetwood was killed when his patrol car was struck head on while en route to a parade detail in Searchlight, Nevada. The 52-year-old man who hit him ran off the road, over corrected, and crossed into his lane. He was seriously injured.

Park Ranger Fleetwood had just completed his regular duty shift in the Mohave District of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada, and was en route to the parade detail when the crash occurred.

Ranger Fleetwood was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Nevada

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered and honored. Rest In Peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 5, 2020

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