Detective Deidre Mengedoht

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End of Watch: Mon, Dec 24th, 2018
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (DUI)
Service Time: 7 years & 6 months
Age: 32

Survivors

Her parents and nine-year-old son.

Incident

Detective Mengedoht was killed while performing a traffic stop on I-64 eastbound between Ninth Street and Third Street in the area under the Belvedere.

Detective Mengedoht was inside her vehicle after stopping a truck in the far right lane. A Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) semi-truck struck the rear of her vehicle sending it into the vehicle she had stopped. None of the four people inside the truck were injured.

The driver of the MSD truck was arrested and charged with murder and DUI.

Agency

Louisville Metro Police Department
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633 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
(502) 574-7111
Chief Steve Conrad

Tributes

There are 16 tributes for Detective Deidre Mengedoht.

Detective Deidre Mengedoht
Left on Monday, December 24th, 2018

So sad. Heartbroken.