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Sergeant Michael Rudd


October 11, 2021

Sergeant Michael Rudd was struck and killed by a commercial vehicle during the pursuit of a fraud suspect on I-10 at about 1:00 am.

The suspect was being pursued by members of the Quartzite Police Department and the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Sergeant Rudd had exited his vehicle on I-10, near mile marker 37, when he was struck by a commercial vehicle that was not involved in the pursuit.

The driver of the suspect was taken into custody a short time later after his vehicle was immobilized by spike strips.

Sergeant Rudd was a United States Air Force and Army veteran. He had served with the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office for eight years. Sergeant Rudd is survived by his wife and six children.

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