Off-duty Accident Injuries Claim Tulsa County Deputy

Jun 2, 2012

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa County Sheriff's deputy has died from injuries she suffered in an off-duty accident.

Deputy Laura Nieves died about 3:30 p.m. Friday at home. She was 35.

Sergeant Shannon Clark said at the family's request, details of the accident won't be made public.

The Tulsa World reports that Nieves began working with the sheriff's office in 2007 and became a deputy in 2008. She was assigned to the Court Operations Division.

She was married to another Tulsa County deputy and had two children.