Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Sheriff Roy Tipton was struck and killed by a vehicle as he got out of his car and started walking across State Road 59, three miles south of Brazil.
He was going to a nearby farmhouse to take a man into custody who was suffering from mental illness.
The 15-year-old driver of the car that struck him was charged with driving without an operator's license.
Sheriff Tipton was survived by his wife, two sons, daughter and mother.