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Wayzata Police Department
600 Rice Street E
Wayzata, MN 55391
Phone: (952) 404-5340
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Police Officer William A. Mathews was struck and killed by a vehicle while clearing debris from the roadway. Officer Mathews responded to a call about potential traffic hazards on the highway when he was struck. He was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Officer Mathews is the 6th law enforcement officer to be struck and killed by a vehicle in 2017 and the first officer fatality from the state of Minnesota.