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N.C. Deputy Killed In Crash Assisting Another Officer

August 02, 2011  | 

A Greene County (N.C.) Sheriff's deputy was killed when his cruiser left the road while responding to another deputy who had asked for assistance.

The cruiser of Deputy David Jennings Dawson III, 21, swerved and left the roadway on Highway 903 at Crowfoot Road, about three miles south of Snow Hill.

Investigators found 20-30 feet of skid marks leading to the tree.

Source: WITN

Related: N.C. Officer Strikes Tree While Responding to ONA Call

Tags: Duty Deaths, Greene County (N.C.) Sheriff, Police Vehicle Accidents


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Ptl. Adam Leeper @ 8/4/2011 10:27 AM

Rest in peace Deputy Dawson. Thank you for your service. Unfortunately, this type of headline is becoming all too familiar this year. Let's all be safe out there.

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