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La. Deputy Killed In Head-On Crash

September 29, 2013  | 

Sreenshot via WAFB.
Sreenshot via WAFB.
An East Baton Rouge Parish (La.) Sheriff's deputy died when his police vehicle struck a vehicle heading the opposite direction on Friday evening.

Deputy Dustin Hamilton, 24, was heading home from an off-duty detail on Joor Road between Mickens Road and Lovette Road near Central when the crash occurred at 7:30 p.m.

Sheriff Sid Gautreaux described Hamilton as, "somebody who really wanted to be a deputy" and "was excited about law enforcement," reports WAFB.

Tags: Off-Duty Incidents, Police Vehicle Accidents, Paid Details

Comments (5)

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George Murphy @ 9/29/2013 2:38 PM

I am so very sorry that this has happened. His family and your department will be in our prayers.

Tim Wilson @ 9/29/2013 2:50 PM

So sorry to hear of the family's and departments loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Sandra Jones @ 9/29/2013 4:24 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with his family and his fellow officers. God bless you all.

S.S. @ 10/1/2013 6:14 AM

R.I.P. Deputy Hamilton, may God watch over you and your family in their time of need.

Evan @ 10/8/2013 7:10 PM

RIP Deputy Hamilton we got it from here brother.

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