Deputy Sheriff Rosemary Vela

Deputy Sheriff Rosemary Vela

Madison County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, September 28, 2015

Rosemary Vela

Deputy Sheriff Rosemary Vela was killed in a single vehicle crash while responding to backup another deputy.

She was traveling on Highway 70 West, near Huntersville, when her patrol car left the roadway during a period of heavy rain. The vehicle struck a tree and then came to rest in a creek.

Deputy Vela had served with the Madison County Sheriff's Office for five months and had previously served with the Alamo Police Department and the Crockett County Sheriff's Office. She is survived by her 5-year-old son.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years, 6 months
  • Badge 7809

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 31, 2018

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