Tenn. deputy sheriff dies in single-vehicle crash
The officer was killed responding as backup for another officer
Duty Death: Rosemary Vela - [Tennessee]
End of Service: 09/29/2015
By Police1 Staff
HUNTERSVILLE, Tenn. — A deputy sheriff was killed in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday morning, The Jackson Sun reported.
Deputy Rosemary Vela was on duty and responding to a call for backup when her vehicle crashed on a highway near Huntersville, Madison County Deputy Mayor Tony White told the publication.
Deputy Vela had served with the sheriff's office since April.
No other details have been released. An investigation is ongoing.