As you remember these fallen officers, take comfort in recalling that they dedicated their lives to the same principles of honor, duty and courage that brought you to the badge. Such a life is truly rich. Take strength in knowing that when an officer falls, our resolve to serve those in need is not diminished. Our dedication to protecting those in danger is not weakened. Our commitment to remembering those with whom we shared the badge does not fade.
Godspeed, brothers and sisters. You fought the good fight. Now rest in peace…
February 04, 2008
Officer Down: Deputy Sheriff Dustin Duncan
Officer Down: Deputy Sheriff Dustin Duncan - [Wister, Oklahoma]
PoliceOne Member since 01/29/2008
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Incident Details: Deputy Dustin Duncan was killed in an automobile accident at approximately 6:00 am while driving on U.S. Highway 270, near Wister.
His patrol car collided with an oncoming pickup truck, killing Deputy Duncan.
End of Watch: Monday, February 4, 2008
Eastern Okla. deputy sherff has fatal car crash
The Associated Press
WISTER, Okla. — An eastern Oklahoma deputy sheriff has been killed in a two-car collision in LeFlore County.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 28-year-old Latimer County Deputy Dustin Duncan of Cameron died in the crash on U.S. Highway 270 near Wister just before 6 Monday morning.
Troopers say Duncan was eastbound in his patrol car when he crossed the center line of the highway and crashed into a pickup truck driven by Brannon Oden of Cedarville, Arkansas.
Oden was treated and released at a Fort Smith hospital.
Has an officer fallen in your department or local area? Submit news articles and information on the incident to the PoliceOne site.
Denotes officer was a registered member of the PoliceOne Community
Get the #1 Police eNewsletter