Shelby County Sheriff's Deputy killed in car crash while on way to work » The Commercial Appeal
Deputy Torrance Suggs
A Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy was killed early Tuesday morning in a car accident, officials said.
Torrance Suggs, 39, was killed in a one-car accident a little after midnight while on his way to work, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Chip Washington said. The accident happened on Highway 385 near Macon Road.
Officials believe Suggs lost control of his vehicle in a dark area on the two-lane road where new highway construction was underway. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Suggs had been with the Sheriff’s Office since 2007.