Alabama Deputy Dies at Talladega Speedway
October 28, 2013
Photo: DeKalb County (Ala.) Sheriff's Office
Dep. Allen L. Kay of the DeKalb County (Ala.) Sheriff’s Office suffered a fatal heart attack at the age of 60 while working a security detail at the Talladega Superspeedway.
He had arrested two people for illegally possessing a handgun at the venue and transported them to jail. He appears to have died in his sleep after his midnight shift ended.
Kay had served with the Sheriff’s Office for eight years in the jail's medical department. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and four grandchildren.
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John Keylor @ 10/28/2013 1:06 PM
Another Knight has passed and with his passing the duties he fulfilled fall to those left behind... Brother Officer to Brother Officers. Rest in Peace!
Ima Leprechaun @ 10/29/2013 9:10 AM
Condolences to both him and his family. Rest in Peace.
Charles and Laura Serebof @ 10/29/2013 10:35 AM
An intelligent, warm and friendly gentleman that will be sorely be missed. Our prayers and condolences to his family.
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