A Chickasaw County Deputy was killed in a single-car crash last night.
According to WTVA, Deputy Jeremy Voyles was traveling on County Road 4 in the area on Tuesday night when his car rolled over. Voyles was airlifted to a Tupelo hospital where he would later pass away.
Voyles was on-duty at the time, and it is unclear if the other officer in the car sustained any injuries as a result of the crash.
Following Voyles’ passing, Colonel Chris Gillard, Director of the Mississippi Highway Patrol, posted the following message.
“It is with saddened hearts as we mourn the transition of one of our brothers in arms, Deputy Jeremy Voyles. May God’s comfort and grace be with the family and department during this time of bereavement.” – Colonel Chris Gillard pic.twitter.com/oqMuivHxSU
— MS Highway Patrol (@MSHwyPatrol) August 28, 2019
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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