Bio & Incident Details
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Cause: Vehicular assault
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Deputy Sheriff Earley Blount was killed in an automobile accident while in pursuit of a man wanted for traffic violations.
During the pursuit the suspect forced Deputy Blount's patrol car off of the road and into a tree, causing fatal injuries.
Deputy Blount was the first black sheriff's deputy in Isle of Wight County and received the position after serving as a special police officer for one year.