Ala. sheriff's deputy killed in crash

Levy Pettway was a reserve deputy for the sheriff's department and a school resource officer

Duty Death: Levi Pettway - [Lowndes County, Alabama]

End of Service: 04/10/2017


By Jonece Starr Dunigan
Alabama Media Group

HAYNEVILLE, Ala. — Lowndes County Sheriff's Office deputy was killed in a wreck Monday morning near Hayneville, Alabama State Troopers said.

Lowndesboro resident Levy Pettway, 61, was killed when the 2001 Ford Crown Victoria he was driving left Alabama 21 and struck several trees at 11:53 a.m. Pettway was a reserve deputy for the sheriff's department and a school resource officer at Calhoun School.

Levy Pettway
Levy Pettway (Photo/ODMP)

Troopers said Pettway was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead a short time after the accident. 

Additional details were not released since the accident is still under investigation.

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©2017 Alabama Media Group, Birmingham

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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