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August 8, 2022

Young Alabama sheriff’s deputy killed when patrol car hits ditch, rolls over

An Alabama county sheriff’s deputy was killed Monday afternoon when his patrol car left the road, struck a ditch and ultimately rolled over, state troopers report.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 3:38 p.m. Monday.

Chambers County Sheriff’s Deputy. Jmar C. Abel, 24, of Auburn, Alabama, was fatality injured in the crash.

Abel was driving his assigned patrol vehicle, a 2017 Ford Explorer when the vehicle left the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned, troopers reported.

Deputy Abel was transported to the Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange, Ga., where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The crash occurred on Chambers County 278, approximately five miles south of Roanoke, in Chambers County.

“On behalf of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, I would like to offer my sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Chambers County Sheriff’s Deputy Jmar Abel. Deputy Abel’s loss is an indescribable tragedy for the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office, his local community and the State of Alabama,” said ALEA Secretary Hal Taylor. “We join the rest of the law enforcement community in mourning the loss of this true professional and devoted public servant.”

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continues to investigate.

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