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Deputy Sheriff Tom Rye Wilson, III | Warren County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi Warren County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

Deputy Sheriff

Tom Rye Wilson, III

Warren County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch: Sunday, May 17, 2009

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 19 years

Badge # WC-44

Cause: Automobile crash

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Deputy Tom Wilson was killed in an automobile accident on U.S. 61 while responding to a call.

He had heard dispatchers checking on an ambulance crew that had been sent to a call and volunteered to check on their well being.

As he responded to the scene, his patrol car hit a spot of standing water, hydroplaned, and overturned. Deputy Wilson suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputy Wilson had served with the Warren County Sheriff's Department for one year and had previously served with the Vicksburg Police Department for 16 years.

He is survived by his wife, son, parents, and brother.

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Deputy Wilson your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to Warren County and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD
May 17, 2016


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