Roll Call of Honor

Vaughn, Deputy Danny K.

End of Watch: 11/19/1976

Agency: Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office

County: Klickitat County

Deputy Vaughn drowned after being involved in a plane crash. He and another deputy were on air detail flying a Cessna when the pilot was forced to ditch the plane into the Columbia River due to an engine failure. As Deputy Vaughn attempted to swim to shore he drowned.

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