Deputy Sheriff WYATT MASER
Bonneville County Sheriff's Office, Idaho
End of Watch Monday, May 18, 2020
Deputy Sheriff Wyatt Maser was struck and killed by a patrol car at the intersection of Bone Road and 9th Road South at 5:20 am.
He had initially responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash, but when he arrived, he encountered a woman in mental crisis walking away from the crash carrying a machete. Deputy Maser and another responding deputy attempted to talk to her for several minutes as she continued to disobey commands as she walked in the roadway.
A third deputy who was responding to the scene came upon the group on the dark roadway and inadvertently struck Deputy Maser. Deputy Maser was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.
Wyatt was born April 19, 1997, in Thermopolis, Wyoming, to Christopher Michael Maser and Sandra Lorene Reid Arnold. He grew up and attended schools in Casper, Wyoming, and graduated from Kelly Walsh High School in 2014. He served in the United States Air Force as a Senior Airman from August 2015 to April 2018. Wyatt attended Idaho Post Academy and graduated in August 2019.
On October 13, 2018, he married Paige Michelle Maser (Shaw) in Idaho Falls, Idaho. They were blessed with a beautiful daughter, Morgan. Wyatt and Paige made their home in Idaho Falls where Wyatt worked as a Deputy Sheriff for Bonneville County.
He was a member of Delta Waterfowl. Hunting was his passion and he also enjoyed fishing.
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