Master Deputy

Anderson County Sheriff's Office

Anderson County
Saturday, March 12, 2005

Age: 27 years

Service: 4 years

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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Deputy Alex Burdette died of injuries sustained several hours earlier when he was struck by a vehicle on SC 81, near the intersection of Hayes Road.

He had just finished his shift and was en route home when he came across a disabled vehicle. He was struck as he directed traffic around the vehicle.

He was flown to Greenville Memorial Hospital where he died a few hours later.

Deputy Burdette had served with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office for 4 years. He is survived by his wife and two young daughters.