01/21/2011

SC cop dies in accident after transporting prisoner

Corporal Chuck Nesbitt had served with the Sumter Police Department for 10 years

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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