Sheriff's Deputy dies in motorcycle crash

WLOX Staff

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The Hancock County Sheriff's Department is mourning the loss if of one of its own.

45-year-old Timothy Campbell, a veteran officer with the department, died in a motorcycle accident late Saturday afternoon.

Highway Patrol officials say the accident happened in Old Kiln Picayune Road in Hancock County.

Officials say Campbell's was riding his Harley when the motorcycle somehow left the road.

Officials say he was thrown from the bike. According to the highway patrol, he was off duty at the time of the accident.

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