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


  • Age 39
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle


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Rest in peace Patrolman Avent.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 12, 2020

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