Corporal Christopher Kent Paschal

Corporal Christopher Kent Paschal

Smyth County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, January 4, 2009

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Christopher Kent Paschal

Corporal Chris Paschal succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier in an automobile accident during an ice storm on I-81.

He was off duty, traveling with his wife and daughter, when he observed another accident. He called the Smyth County dispatch to report the accident. As he attempted to stop to offer assistance his vehicle slid on the ice and overturned twice. He was ejected from the vehicle and suffered critical injuries.

Corporal Paschal had served with the Smyth County Sheriff's Office for nine years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 330

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Friday, January 2, 2009

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Cpl. Paschal,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Smythe County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 4, 2019

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