Police Officer Michael Keith Buckner

Police Officer Michael Keith Buckner

Decherd Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, March 17, 2005

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Michael Keith Buckner

Officer Michael Buckner was killed in an automobile accident on S.R. 127 while returning from an investigation at approximately 12:50 am.

The department SUV he was driving went off the roadway on a curve two miles north of Decherd.

At the time of the accident, a severe snowstorm caused almost zero visibility. It is believed that the snowstorm, and a large amount of slush on the roadway, were contributing factors.

Officer Buckner had served with the Decherd Police Department for seven years.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 339

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

investigation, single vehicle crash, weather

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