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Deputy Ira Darby Prater | Cannon County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Cannon County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

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Ira Darby Prater

Cannon County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Monday, January 8, 1996

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 22

Tour: 1 month

Badge # 273

Cause: Automobile accident

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Deputy Sheriff Ira Prater was killed after being involved in an accident while responding to a call.

His patrol car left the road at Dickens Hill as the result of icy conditions.

Deputy Prater had graduated from the police academy the previous month. He was survived by his mother and brother.

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I think of you often, Darby. I think about you sitting behind me in fourth grade and how you made that year fun with your daring nature and ability to see the humor in anything. You were a great guy, Darby. May you rest in peace.

Kim Cantrell
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September 1, 2012

 

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