Bio & Incident Details
Tour: Not available
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Deputy Sheriff Lloyd Clevenger and Deputy Sheriff Billy Smith were killed in an automobile crash while on patrol.
The deputies were turning onto an on-ramp for I-40 when their vehicle was broadsided by a drunk driver who was driving without headlights on. Both deputies were killed instantly. The drunk driver was acquitted on a technicality.
Deputy Clevenger was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Deputy Sheriff Billy Walter Smith