Navy police officer killed in single-vehicle crash

Sgt. Anthony Oglesby, Jr. was on patrol when his vehicle went off the road

Duty Death: Anthony Oglesby, Jr. - [Indian Head, Maryland]

End of Service: 12/18/2019

Police1 Staff 

INDIAN HEAD, Md. — A U.S. Navy Police sergeant died in a car crash early Wednesday morning while on patrol. 

WJZ reports Sgt. Anthony Oglesby, Jr., 34, was driving a marked patrol car when he drove off the right side of the road for and struck a tree, which fell on his car and caused the vehicle to catch fire. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene and the cause of the crash is unknown, WJZ reports. The Maryland State Police Crash Team is investigating. 

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