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Onepennee, Tribal Game Warden Nelson

End of Watch: 
Friday, April 11, 1980
County: 
Yakima
Agency: 
Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation

Game Warden Nelson Onepennee was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car left the roadway and went down a steep, rocky em¬bankment. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Warden Onepennee had served with the Yakama Nation Tribal Police Department for 6 years.