Officer involved Crash PRESS RELEASE

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Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office


On Friday, July 9, 2021, at approximately 8:00 a.m. A deputy with the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office was responding to an emergency call. While enroute to the call on Trent Road in the Merritt community of Pamlico County, the deputy was involved in a single vehicle crash after leaving the roadway and striking a utility pole. The vehicle overturned and came to rest in a ditch. The deputy was extricated from the vehicle by Pamlico County EMS and various volunteer fire departments and transported to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville by East Care.

At last report, the deputy was in stable condition with non-life threating injuries. At this time, we will not be releasing the deputy’s name or identifying information. The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the members of the public that stopped and rendered aid at the crash scene.

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