Assistant Chief Deputy L. Keith Lyon

Assistant Chief Deputy L. Keith Lyon

Knox County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, May 9, 2006

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L. Keith Lyon

Chief Deputy Keith Lyon was killed in an automobile accident on Schaad Road when another vehicle crossed the center line and struck his department SUV head-on.

The driver of the other vehicle and Chief Deputy Lyon both succumbed to their injuries while being transported to a local hospital.

Chief Deputy Lyon had served with the Knox County Sheriff's Department for 18 years. He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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