Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Deputy Paul Prater was killed when he was struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop northeast of Redkey.
He had stopped a van for speeding and as he stood by the driver's side of the van, a northbound vehicle struck him, killing him instantly.
The 87-year-old driver of the vehicle that struck Deputy Prater was charged with reckless homicide.
Deputy Prater was survived by his wife and two children.