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Age: 40

Tour: 19 years

Cause: Automobile accident

Incident Date: 10/6/1996

 

Sergeant

Paul Lawrence Cole

Ingham County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch: Sunday, October 6, 1996

Sergeant Paul Cole was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a domestic disturbance call involving a weapon.


As he responded to the scene a herd of deer ran into the roadway in front of him. He swerved to avoid the deer, causing his vehicle to leave the roadway and strike a tree.

Sergeant Cole had served with the Ingham County Sheriff's Office for 19 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.