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July 21, 2010
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Miss. cop dies one month after car wreck

He is survived by his wife, three children, and seven grandchildren

By PoliceOne Staff

WARREN COUNTY, Miss. — Deputy David Lambert succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile accident one month earlier. He driving in search of a deputy who had called for assistance. He swerved to avoid a vehicle at the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Oak Ridge Road.

His patrol car overturned, causing him to suffer severe injuries. He was flown to a nearby hospital where he underwent several surgeries before succumbing to his injuries on Tuesday.

Deputy Lambert had served with the Warren County Sheriff's Department for seven months and had served in law enforcement for a total of 15 years. He had previously served with the University of Mississippi Medical Center Police Department, River Oaks Medical Center Security Division, and Ross Barnett Reservoir Patrol.

He is survived by his wife, three children, and seven grandchildren.


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