Chief Deputy Sheriff George Williamson was killed in an automobile accident while responding to Superior after receiving reports of a 4-year-old boy who had been struck by a car.
He and another deputy were driving on a gravel road, with lights and siren activated, when they collided with another car at an intersection with a paved road. Chief Deputy Williamson and the driver of the other vehicle were both killed in the collision. The other deputy suffered serious injuries.
Chief Deputy Williamson was a veteran of the Korean War. He had served with the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office for five years and had previously served with the Spencer Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, two sons, mother, and two sisters.
Dickinson County Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Jun. 8, 1973