More detail on this person: Head on auto accident, as Deputy Sherrif in Oregon. Deputy Cheney and Deputy Raymond Williams were killed when their patrol pickup was struck head-on by a drunk driver on Highway 82 near Elgin, Oregon. The drunk driver was also killed in the collision. The deputies were returning from a search and rescue mission when the incident occurred. Deputy Cheney had only served with the department for 14 days and had previously served with the Douglas County Sheriff's Department. He was survived by his two daughters, parents, and siblings.
Burial information: Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, OR
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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023
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