Colquitt Chief of Police Tragically Killed in a Motor Vehicle
COLQUITT, GEORGIA - A news article published on ajc.com reports that a Southwest Georgia Police Chief was tragically found deceased in a motor vehicle accident.* According to several news sources, Police Chief's car was found wrecked along the side of the road.
The Colquitt Chief of Police was reported missing when he failed to appear for a Wednesday speaking engagement. Sadly, the Chief's body was discovered that night when law enforcement officials tracked the Chief's cell phone to the accident location.
According to Colquitt City Manager Cory Thomas, the accident may have been caused by a heart attack. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation will autopsy the Chief's body.
Purportedly, there were no other motor vehicles involved in the accident. The city stated that the victim had served in law enforcement for about 30 years. The victim is survived by his wife and his two stepsons.
Accident News is a safety and education initiative from Montlick & Associates, designed to help people better understand and thereby avoid common accident causes. To learn more about our injury prevention programs, please visit iridesafe.com. We hope you are never in an accident, but if you or a family member are injured, call Montlick & Associates 24/7 for your free consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333) or use our live chat at Montlick.com.