Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 25 years
Badge # 3
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Captain Jerry Best was struck and killed by a vehicle while removing a deer carcass from the roadway.
The deer had been struck by a vehicle and was dying when Captain Best passed by. He put the deer out of its misery and was attempting to move it from the roadway when he was struck and killed by a passing car.
Captain Best had been employed with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office for 25 years, and is survived by his wife.