GREENE COUNTY, Missouri- The Greene County Sheriff’s Office says on September 7, 2018, Deputy Aaron Paul Roberts cleared a 911 call in the 9500 block of Farm Road 2. He was returning to service and moments later radioed that his car was washed off of the road.

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Several agencies assisted in rescue efforts. A short time later, Deputy Roberts was found near his patrol car deceased, the agency said.

“We ask that you please keep Deputy Roberts’ family in your prayers during this difficult time.”

“Our hearts are broken tonight as we learn that another Missouri Deputy in Greene County has lost his life serving his Community. We ask that the Miller County Community keep the Greene County Sheriff’s Office and family of Deputy Aaron Roberts in your thoughts and prayers,” said a post by the Miller County Sheriff’s Office.