Tennessee Deputy Dies From Injuries Related to 2015 Vehicle Crash

Deputy Zach Lemard; Photo: Gainesboro Police Department

Deputy Zach Lemard; Photo: Gainesboro Police Department

A Jackson County, TN Sheriff's Deputy died on Wednesday from complications related to injuries he sustained in an on-duty vehicle accident in early 2015.

Deputy Zach Larnerd was working for the Gainesboro Police Department and responding to a domestic call for service when he was involved in a vehicle accident.

Deputy Larnerd was thrown 17 feet from his vehicle and suffered serious injuries that required multiple surgeries.

On Wednesday, Deputy Larnerd passed away from an infection and heart attack related to his previous injuries. 

-SUPPORTINGCOPS.ORG

Help support the men and women who protect and serve by donating or joining now! Americans in Support of Law Enforcement is a nonprofit organization and your donations help keep us up and running.