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La. Deputy Dies In Crash

June 24, 2013  | 

Photo courtesy of LSP.
Photo courtesy of LSP.
Vernon Parish (La.) Sheriff's Office deputy was killed Monday when his cruiser left the roadway and ejected him.

Deputy Steven Netherland, a retired state trooper, was pronounced dead shortly after the 7 a.m. crash, which occurred in Leesville on Louisiana Highway 8 east of Calcasieu Loop, according to the Louisiana State Police.

Deputy Netherland, 54, was traveling west on Highway 8 when he lost control of his 2004 Ford Crown Vic. The vehicle crossed the center line, left the roadway, and struck two dirt compators and roadway stabilizer.

Tags: Duty Deaths, Police Vehicle Accidents, Vernon Parish (La.) Sheriff, Louisiana


Comments (2)

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MARY E Dow @ 6/25/2013 10:14 AM

Who will minister to their family?

Bob@Az. @ 6/25/2013 6:10 PM

RIP Deputy Netherland. Blues, PLEASE wear your seat belts when rolling.

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