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Officer Down: Lance Corporal Jonathan Nash

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September 19, 2009

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Officer Down: Lance Corporal Jonathan Nash

Officer Down: Lance Corporal Jonathan Nash - [Blythewood, South Carolina]

Age: 41

Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Corporal Jonathan Nash was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting memorial charity ride in memory of Trooper Hardy Godbold. A vehicle pulled in front of Corporal Nash's motorcycle, causing a collision.

Trooper Godbold was killed on the same roadway during a vehicle pursuit on February 28, 1992.

Corporal Nash was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the agency for 15 years.

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