Sergeant Lauren E. Dow

Sergeant Lauren E. Dow

Died on:  

August 26, 1975

Age 27
Tooele County Sheriff’s Office
Accidental: Burns

Sergeant Dow was killed by a brush fire near Stockton. The 27-year-old victim and Tooele City Animal Control Officer Danny James were driving a vehicle near the 300-acre blaze when winds abruptly pushed the flames in their direction. Both men were overcome and died of their injuries. Sergeant Dow was married and the father of two children. He is buried in Tooele City Cemetery. His bronze name plaque is sponsored by the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office.

Fallen Officers