Hero Down: Deputy Justin Beard Killed In Thunderstorm

Ouachita Parish, Louisiana - Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Deputy Justin Beard was killed Sunday morning in a thunderstorm.

Deputy Justin Beard, 26, was responding to a burglary alarm on Sunday morning in a severe thunderstorm when his vehicle was involved in a single-car collision. Deputy Beard was k

Ouachita Parish, Louisiana - Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Deputy Justin Beard was killed Sunday morning in a thunderstorm.

Deputy Justin Beard, 26, was responding to a burglary alarm on Sunday morning in a severe thunderstorm when his vehicle was involved in a single-car collision. Deputy Beard was killed by the impact.

Deputy Beard was a 3.5 year veteran of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office and was assigned to the Uniform Patrol Division.

Deputy Beard leaves behind his wife and three young children.

No fundraising accounts have been announced for the fallen hero's family at this time.

Our thoughts and prayers are with this fallen hero and his family.

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