N.C. officer dies responding to call

Officer Down: Shawn Williams - [Old Fort, North Carolina]


Biographical Info

Age: 23

Additional Info: Officer Shawn Williams had served with the Old Fort Police Department department for sixteen months. He is survived by his wife and 18-month-old daughter.

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Williams was killed in a single vehicle automobile accident.

Date of Incident: February 1, 2007


N.C. officer dies responding to call

OLD FORT — The youngest of the town’s six police officers was killed Thursday night when his car ran off a curve in the road on his way to a burglary in progress.

Shawn Joshua “Josh” Dean Williams, 23, leaves behind a wife, an 18-month-old daughter and a tightknit family of law enforcement in McDowell County.

He won many friends in just more than a year in policing. ...

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