John T. Huston

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Department: 
Idaho County Sheriff's Department
Age: 
33
Tour of Duty: 
9 years
Badge Number: 
2706
Cause of Death: 
Vehicular assault
End of Watch: 
Friday, September 22, 1989

Deputy Huston was struck and killed by a drunk driver while operating a roadblock during a search for two escaped prisoners from the North Idaho Correctional Institution. The drunk driver fled after striking Deputy Huston but was arrested a short time later.

Deputy Huston had been with the agency for 9 years and was survived by his wife and three children.