Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 10 years
Badge # 44548
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 3/6/2009
Suspect: Not available
Correctional Officer Adam Sanderson was killed in automobile crash when the driver of a vehicle fleeing the scene of a stabbing struck the DOC van head-on in Union County.
Officer Sanderson, who was driving the van, was killed in the crash and a second officer was injured. The two officers were conducting a perimeter check while participating in a mock escape drill at the the time.
The suspect driving the truck, who was also a Department of Corrections employee, was also killed in the crash.
Officer Sanderson had served with the agency for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and son.