Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Badge # 411
Cause: Automobile accident
Officer Donald Newman was killed in an automobile accident while responding to head-on vehicle crash involving children.
His patrol car hydroplaned during a period of heavy rain and struck a utility pole on U.S. Highway 31.
Officer Newman had served with the Jemison Police Department for just over two years and had previously served as a military police officer in the United States Air Force for six years where he served in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is survived by his wife and 4-year-old son.