Deputy Sheriff Oscar Freeman Carpenter

Deputy Sheriff Oscar Freeman Carpenter

Taylor County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, December 29, 1988

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Oscar Freeman Carpenter

Deputy Sheriff Oscar Carpenter was killed when his patrol car was struck by a train at a railroad crossing off of Georgia 96 west of Butler at noon.

Deputy Carpenter had served with the Taylor County Sheriff's Office for over two years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 2 years, 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

routine driving

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Well, today your brother Jim joined you and that leaves 2 here on earth. I was there I watched them give him CPR. That took something out of me. I don't know how to explain it.

Tiffany Carpenter

April 19, 2024

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