Memorial for Deputy killed in boating accident

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Spotsylvania deputy killed over the weekend will also be laid to rest Wednesday.

The memorial for Deputy Dean Ridings will be at the Salem Fields Community Church in Fredericksburg.

It begins at 11 p.m.

Deputy Ridings was patrolling Lake Anna on Saturday when a large wake hit his boat, throwing him overboard.

He was knocked unconscious when his head hit the boat.

Deputy Ridings worked for the sheriff's office since 2004.

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