Reserve Fla. deputy killed in crash during pursuit

Officer Down: Reserve Deputy Joe Bill Galloway - [Holmes County, Florida]


Biographical Info

Age: 61

Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Additional Information:
 Deputy Galloway was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and had had served with the Holmes County Sheriff's Office for 1 year. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Incident Details:  Deputy Galloway was killed when his patrol car struck a tree during a vehicle pursuit.

He was attempting to catch a speeding motorist and had just crossed the state line into Geneva County, Alabama, when he lost control of his patrol car. The vehicle struck a tree and flipped onto its roof, killing Deputy Galloway.

End of Watch: Monday, August 20, 2007

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