Wash. Deputy Dies From Injuries Caused by Vehicle Stop Assault

Dep. Shandon Wright could not be revived by deputies and paramedics who responded to his home. The deputy was at home with his wife and 2-year-old daughter. Wright suffered the injury Aug. 19 while responding to a vehicle stop in Spanaway.

A 29-year-old Pierce County (Wash.) Sheriff's deputy has succumbed to injuries he sustained during an assasult by a man who initially refused to exit his truck at a vehicle stop, reports the News-Tribune.

Dep. Shandon Wright could not be revived by deputies and paramedics who responded to his home. The deputy was at home with his wife and 2-year-old daughter.

Wright suffered the injury Aug. 19 while responding to a vehicle stop in Spanaway. Deputies struggled with the man, who initially refused to exit his vehicle.

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