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Captain Jerry Kenneth Best | Wayne County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Wayne County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

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Jerry Kenneth Best

Wayne County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Wednesday, November 13, 2002

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 25 years

Badge # 3

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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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.

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Jerry, you were a good friend a great officer I think about you often and remember the good times

CMSgt Bob Forsythe
USAF/SF
December 6, 2014

 

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