The sheriff in northwest Missouri’s DeKalb County has been killed in a car crash that happened Wednesday on Highway 36 at the Osborn junction. Sheriff Andy Clark crashed his patrol car while attempting to assist one of his deputies. Buchanan County Sheriff Bill Puett says the news is a shock to fellow sheriffs:

The crash happened at about 11:30 am. Sheriff Puett says that Sheriff Clark was a good man and an outstanding sheriff, who was passionate about serving his community.