- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) - A George County sheriff’s deputy died when his vehicle left the road and hit a tree.

Sheriff Dean Howell says 24-year-old John Robert Street was killed just before 2 a.m. Tuesday while responding to an accident on Mississippi Highway 57.

Howell says in a news release that Street was a full-time officer with the Lucedale Police Department and a part-time officer with the George County Sheriff’s Office.

Street had been in law enforcement for about four years.

Street was married with two children.

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