class=”alignleft wp-image-29887″ style=”margin: 4px;” alt=”Steven-Netherland” src=”http://klax-tv.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Steven-Netherland.jpg” width=”200″ height=”319″ />A retired state trooper and current Vernon Deputy is killed this morning on Highway 8.
Troopers say 54-year-old Steven Netherland of Simpson lost control of his car in a construction zone and hit two dirt compactors and a large roadway stabilizer.
He was on duty at the time. Troopers say he was thrown from his service vehicle and was not wearing a seat belt.
Netherland served for more than 22 years with state police before retirement. He was with the sheriff’s office for about a year.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/24/13