Utah deputy dies in fall from bridge

Sgt. Franco Aguilar was responding to a crash scene


Editor’s Note:

Editor’s Note: The PoliceOne team today received information from the Sevier County Sheriff's Office that officers there are working to raise awareness about a memorial fund set up at Wells Fargo Bank for Sergeant Franco Aguilar’s family. Our contacts there tell us that you can donate to the “Memorial Fund for Franco Aguilar” at any Wells Fargo Bank nationwide. You can also contact Chief Deputy John N. Hunt of the Sevier County Sheriffs Office at 435-896-2600.

Deseret Morning News

RICHFIELD. Utah — Sevier County Sheriff's Sgt. Franco Aguilar was someone that family, friends and co-workers could rely on for about anything.

"He was a heck of a guy," said sheriff's detective Nathan Curtis. "He was one of those guys you really enjoy working with. He was a hard worker. He led by example. He was really one of those guys when you picture a police officer, he was that kind of guy."

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