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SC cop dies in accident after transporting prisoner
Officer Down: Corporal Charles Richard (Chuck) Nesbitt Jr. - [Sumter Police Department, South Carolina]
By PoliceOne Staff
Rembert, SC — Corporal Chuck Nesbitt was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 521 near Rembert, South Carolina, at approximately 3:00 pm.
He and another officer were returning to Sumter after transporting a prisoner to the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice when their patrol car collided head-on with another vehicle. Both officers were transported to a local hospital where Corporal Nesbitt succumbed to his injuries.
Corporal Nesbitt had served with the Sumter Police Department for 10 years.
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