Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia

Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia
Norfolk County MA Sheriffs’ Department
EOW:  April 10, 2012
Tour of Duty:  11 years

Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia was killed in a motorcycle accident on I-95, in Walpole, while en route to Quincy to assist with the funeral detail for the mother of a fellow deputy.

His department-issued motorcycle collided with a vehicle near Exit 11 at approximately 7:40 am. He was then struck by a second vehicle, suffering more severe injuries. He was transported to Norwood Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Deputy Tvelia had served with the Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office for 11 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.