Elevated alcohol level reported at time of Dever's death
SIERRA VISTA — Late Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever had an elevated blood alcohol content above the legal limit at the time of his death, the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office reported Friday evening.
The information was released to the sheriff’s office from Dever’s family, who was made aware of the results of toxicology tests today.
Dever was killed Sept. 18 in a single-vehicle accident when his pickup truck rolled at least once while he was traveling on Forest Service Road 109, a dirt road, about two miles north of White Horse Lake, near Flagstaff. He was on his way to participate in a family hunting trip.
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