Deputy Killed Near Kalama

Photo: KATU

A Cowlitz County Sheriff's deputy was killed while responding to a disable vehicle.

Just after 10 p.m. Saturday the deputy responded to Fallert Road near Kalama River road on a report of a disabled vehicle blocking the road. A short time after arriving the deputy was shot.

Arriving officers gave the deputy first aid and he was flown to a Portland hospital on Life Flight, but died a short time after arriving.

The Clark County Major Crimes unit is investigating the shooting.

Sunday night, the suspect was involved in a standoff with officers and was fatally shot.

Two other people in connection with Derosier's shooting are in custody.

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