Around 6PM last night an Edgecombe County Deputy was involved in a deadly accident.
The Deputy was reportedly chasing a vehicle that was involved in a Hit and Run according to sources. The Deputy was involved in an accident while chasing that vehicle. The roads were wet at the time. The Hit and Run suspect got away. It is uncertain if the deputy or the other car who hit him head on crossed the center line.
No word on the injuries of the other victim(s) in the other car
Sources state that the deputy was fresh out of training.
At this time Fighting Crime is not releasing the identity of the Deputy.
Nash County Sheriffs Office and other agencies went to Edgecombe County to help answer calls while they dealt with this tragedy.
Please keep the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office and the family of the deputy in your thoughts through this tragic event.