Monroe County deputy dies in on-duty crash

Monroe County deputy dies in on-duty crash
Monroe County Deputy Julius "Jay" Dailey (Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of their own Tuesday morning.

According to a Facebook post by the sheriff’s office, Deputy Julius “Jay” Dailey was responding to a burglary in progress call when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed.

“Anyone that knew Jay knew he was full of life.” the Facebook post says. “He was easily recognized by the big smile he kept on his face. Please keep Jay’s young daughter, his family, his friends, our community and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office in your thoughts and prayers during this extremely difficult time.”

Deputy Julius “Jay” Dailey was responding to a burglary in progress call when he reportedly lost control of his vehicle and crashed.
Deputy Julius “Jay” Dailey was responding to a burglary in progress call when he reportedly lost control of his vehicle and crashed. (Source: WALA)

Details about the crash have not been released at this time.

We are working to get more information and will continue to update this story on air and online.

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