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Vaughn, Deputy Danny K.

End of Watch: 
Friday, November 19, 1976
County: 
Klickitat
Agency: 
Klickitat County S.O.

On Friday, November 19, 1976, Deputy Danny Vaughn and another deputy were involved in a plane crash after the Cessna they were aboard experienced engine failure.

The other deputy managed to ditch the plane in the Columbia River and both deputies survived the crash.

As Deputy Vaughn attempted to swim to shore, he drowned.