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Deputy Sheriff Jimmy Tennyson | Maury County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Maury County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

Deputy Sheriff

Jimmy Tennyson

Maury County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Saturday, May 6, 2017

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 64

Tour: 30 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

Incident Date: 5/5/2017

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Deputy Sheriff Jimmy Tennyson succumbed to injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash the previous morning at approximately 7:30 am.

He was en route to a local high school when his patrol car left the roadway on Iron Bridge Road, near Running Deer Drive, in Columbia. The vehicle went down an embankment and struck a group of trees. He was transported to a local hospital before being transferred to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He succumbed to his injuries on May 6th, 2017.

Deputy Tennyson had served in law enforcement for 30 years and was assigned as a school resource officer. He is survived by his wife, children, and grandchildren.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Sheriff Bucky Rowland
Maury County Sheriff's Department
1300 Lawson White Drive
Columbia, TN 38401

Phone: (931) 380-5733

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Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Sheriff Tennyson. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Maury County Sheriff's Department.

U.S. Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service
May 23, 2017


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