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NC deputy killed in crash while responding to call


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June 09, 2012

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NC deputy killed in crash while responding to call

Officer Down: Dwayne Charles Hester - [Elizabethtown, North Carolina]


By PoliceOne Staff

ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. — A sheriff's deputy was killed in a car accident while responding to a call late Friday night.

Bladen County Sheriff's Deputy Dwayne Charles Hester had received a call of assault with a deadly weapon and died in a crash just before 11 p.m., according to The Associated Press

Hester was 39 and had been a police officer in Elizabethtown before becoming a deputy.

No details on the accident have become available.



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