Transport Officer Ernest Simpson Massengill

Transport Officer Ernest Simpson Massengill

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, December 6, 1957

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Ernest Simpson Massengill

Transport Officer Ernest Massengill was killed in a vehicle crash while transporting seven prisoners from the Tennessee State Penitentiary to the Brush Mountain State Penitentiary.

A second officer was injured in the crash.

Officer Massengill was survived by his wife and five children.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Thanks for the tributes to the grandfather I was never able to know. He died in the line of duty before I was born. Thank you for honoring him.

Melissa Massengill Wikle
Granddaughter

July 26, 2020

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