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SD officer Killed In Weekend Car Crash

SD officer Killed In Weekend Car Crash

Associated Press

October 11, 2010

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (AP) – A tribal police officer for the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation who was reported killed in the line of duty over the weekend died in a car crash.

Police say 37-year-old Merrill Bruguier was killed Saturday morning in a one-vehicle accident at the junction of S.D. Highway 63 and U.S. Highway 212. Authorities are still investigating the crash.

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Police Officer Merrill Bruguier [Source: ODMP]

Police Lt. Chad Olson says Bruguier worked for the department for 14 years.

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