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Sergeant James Bryan McCrystal | Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia


James Bryan McCrystal

Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Charged with vehicular homicide

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Sergeant James McCrystal was killed in a hit-and-run crash while en route from the Phillips State Prison to a local hospital to assist with the supervision of an inmate.

He was driving on I-85, between Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road and Sugar Loaf Parkway, when another car collided with his. The collision caused Sergeant McCrystal's vehicle to overturn. He was ejected from the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries.

The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene but turned herself in later that night. She was charged with hit-and-run and vehicular homicide.

Sergeant McCrystal was survived by his wife, six children, mother, and several siblings.

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Sgt. McCrystal,

On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Georgia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. There is no tougher job in Law Enforcement than that of a Corrections Officer.


United States Border Patrol
July 14, 2016


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