IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Post by Ray Dietrich
The Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office announced a deputy was killed while handling an incident on Monday morning. Deputy Sheriff Wyatt Maser, 23, responded to the area of Bone Road and 9th South around 5:20 am to investigate a crash.
Deputy Maser arrived and encountered a woman leaving the crash scene, holding a machete. Maser followed the woman on foot.
While Maser and another deputy attempted to take the woman into custody on the street, a responding deputy arrived on scene and struck Deputy Maser with his vehicle.
First aid was attempted and he was rushed to a hospital where he died of his injuries.
Deputy Wyatt Maser was 23 years old and had 13 months on the department.
Rest easy sir, we have it from here.