Sutter County Deputy Killed in DUI Crash

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The California Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Rory Roguski died Wednesday night when the car he was riding in veered off Highway 20 in Yuba City and hit a wall.

The driver of the vehicle was Roguski’s friend, Erin Jasper.

She was driving intoxicated and was taken to Sutter Roseville Medical Center.

Roguski had been a Sheriff’s deputy for Sutter County for the past two years.

Sheriff Paul Parker described him as a well-liked guy with a an outgoing personality.

“When these things happen it always shocks the department,” said Parker.

In a statement, Roguski’s mother Paulette said, “Our family and friends have suffered a huge loss in this tragic accident. We have lost a great son, brother, nephew, and friend. Rory was a big guy with an even bigger heart.”

Jasper was arrested for DUI and faces charges of vehicular manslaughter.

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  • less_more

    probably for the same reason my husband (a police officer for 29 years) drives with a scotch and water in the cup holder of his truck – he is above the law.