Corporal

Hardeeville Police Officer

Jasper County
Sunday, February 27, 2005

Age: 34 years

Service: 3 years

Cause: Automobile accident

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Corporal Mark Jones was killed in an automobile accident on I-95.

He was responding to backup an officer who needed assistance at a local restaurant at approximately 0420 hours. During the response, he lost control of his patrol car, traveled off the roadway, and struck several trees in the median.

Corporal Jones had served with the Hardeeville Police Department for three years and had previously served with the United States Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife, son, and two daughters, parents and two brothers.