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Hendricks County deputy dies after coming in contact with electric wires at accident scene Monday night

HENDRICKS CIOUNTY - APRIL 6, 2024 - A Hendricks County deputy has died Monday night after coming in contact with a downed power line at the scene of a vehicle accident on Indiana State Road 267 near Plainfield.

The accident reported around 11:50 pm Monday night on Indiana State Road 267, with a person reporting officer Deputy Fred Fishlar down.

Deputy Fred Fishlar was transported to Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis, in critical condition and died just before 1:00 am.

" This is a sad day for the Hendricks County County Sheriff's Department," said Sheriff Jack Sadler.

Fishlar had been with the Hendricks Sheriff's Department for two years and leaves behind a wife and two children.

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