Mo. deputy in fatal wreck en route to accident scene


Squad car driven by Deputy Gary McCormack, 32, was hit broadside by truck driven by a volunteer firefighter responding to the same call.

By Jaime Baranyai
Springfield News-Leader

GREENE COUNTY, Mo. Rick McCormack, who always worried when his son was on duty, woke up to his worst fear Saturday.

Greene County Sheriff's Deputy Gary McCormack, 32, of Republic was killed while responding to a reported auto crash.

His squad car was hit broadside by a pickup truck driven by a volunteer firefighter responding to the same call, Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Dan Bracker said Saturday at a news conference at the sheriff's department.

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