Reserve Deputy Arlyn Lee Gort

Reserve Deputy Arlyn Lee Gort

Ottawa County Sheriff's Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, August 22, 1989

Arlyn Lee Gort

Reserve Deputy Arlyn Gort was struck and killed by the driver of a vehicle while he was directing traffic at the scene of an accident.

The driver that struck him was looking at the accident and claimed not to have seen the deputy.

Deputy Gort was survived by his wife, five children, and 11 grandchildren.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 202

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Its an honor to be the grandson of a true hero.

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August 22, 2013

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