Deputy Sheriff Thomas Allen Ingram

Deputy Sheriff Thomas Allen Ingram

Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, May 12, 1990

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Thomas Allen Ingram

Deputy Sheriff Thomas Ingram was killed when he was struck by a drunk driver while assisting an accident victim.

He was assigned to a motorcycle unit, whose main purpose was catching drunk drivers, when he responded to an auto accident involving a drunk driver in the early hours of May 12th, 1990. While giving first aid to the intoxicated driver of the first incident, another drunk driver drove through the accident scene, striking Deputy Ingram and killing him instantly.

The 47-year-old driver had a blood alcohol level of 0.27. He was convicted of vehicular homicide and sentenced to 12 years.

He is survived by his wife, two children, and two grandchildren. He was a navy veteran of the Vietnam War.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 12 years

drunk driver

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Ingram.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 9, 2019

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