Patrolman Clyde Brown Avent

Patrolman Clyde Brown Avent

North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, December 12, 1949

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Clyde Brown Avent

Patrolman Clyde Avent was struck and killed by an automobile while conducting a checkpoint near the intersection of North Church Street and Thomas Street in Rocky Mount.

The driver of the vehicle was acquitted of wrong doing by a jury on February 1, 1950.

Patrolman Avent served with the North Carolina Highway Patrol for nine years and was survived by his wife and two children. The overpass of NC64 at I95 in Nash County is named in his
honor.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

checkpoint

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Patrolman Avent,
On today, the 64th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of North Carolina. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

December 12, 2013

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