Deputy Sheriff John W. Morgan

Deputy Sheriff John W. Morgan

McMinn County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, April 29, 1943

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John W. Morgan

Deputy Sheriff John Morgan was chasing a speeding vehicle on Lee Highway about six miles north of Cleveland, Tennessee.

He suffered fatal injuries when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole.

Deputy Morgan had served with the McMinn County Sheriff's Office for several years. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, and two sons. One of his sons also served as a deputy with the agency.


  • Age 60
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit

vehicle pursuit

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