Bonneville County, Idaho, Deputy Wyatt Maser

Governor Brad Little has directed that U.S. and State of Idaho flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor Bonneville County Sheriff's Deputy Wyatt Maser, who was killed in the line of duty.

Flags will be lowered to half-staff in Idaho now through midnight Saturday, May 23.

Maser was assisting another deputy take a female adult with a machete into custody Monday evening, May 18, when he was hit by a patrol vehicle as another deputy arrived.

Deputy Maser died at the scene despite the best efforts of fellow officers and EMS personnel to revive him.

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