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Deputy Killed In Early Morning Crash

Deputy Killed In Early Morning Crash


June 22, 2010

Updated: June 22, 2010 at 10:27am

TWIGGS COUNTY, GA – A Twiggs County sheriff’s deputy was killed early this morning by a falling tree before 2 a.m. on U.S. 80 near Turkey Creek.

Richard Daniels, who was believed to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead of blunt head trauma at 2:15 a.m., said Twiggs County Coroner Harold Reece Jr., who is Daniels’ uncle.

Chief Deputy Billy Boney said a tree fell as Daniels was headed down the highway near mile post 6. He died at the scene.

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