Officer Down: Idaho Deputy Killed After Being Struck By Another Officer’s Vehicle

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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.

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