Officer Schultz was struck and killed by a vehicle at approximately 11:25 pm. He was checking on an unattended vehicle parked on the shoulder of a road in the Gordon Wells area when a passing motorist accidentally struck and killed him. The motorist immediately stopped and assisted Officer Schultz's partner provide medical care until EMTs arrived. It is believed that Officer Schultz was killed almost instantly.
Officer Schultz had served with the agency for 24 years. He is survived by his wife.