Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Age: 29 years
Service: 2 years
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Sergeant Jason Sheppard succumbed to injuries sustained when he was struck by a vehicle several hours earlier.
The accident occurred when he was directing traffic at the scene of a fire at an industrial park.
He was flown to the Medical College of Georgia where he succumbed to severe head injuries shortly before midnight.
Sergeant Sheppard had served with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office for 2 years. He is survived by his wife.