Mark Lawrence Fatally Injured after Sutter Creek Head-On Crash on Highway 88
SUTTER CREEK, CA (September 20, 2019) — An Amador County sheriff’s court security deputy identified as Mark Lawrence died in a head-on crash.
63-year-old Mark Lawrence, of Ione, was taken from the scene and later died, the Amador County Sheriff’s Office stated.
The accident occurred at about 7:40 a.m. on Highway 88, just east of Highway 104 on Wednesday, September 18. The sheriff’s office stated that Lawrence was in a pickup truck on his way to work and drove east on Highway 88. Then, for an undetermined reason, the truck drifted into the westbound lane. After that, it crashed head-on with a transfer truck.
California Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, the sheriff’s office stated.
Officials said Lawrence worked for the sheriff’s office for 26 years. He retired in 2010 and was sworn in as a court security deputy in 2014.
A large part of Sergeant Lawrence’s career was dedicated to investigating child and elder abuse crimes. He worked tirelessly to protect the most vulnerable in our community, according to the sheriff’s office in a Facebook post.
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