The Hancock County Sheriff's Department is closing ranks to support one of its own after a car accident claimed the life of a deputy's wife.
Highway Patrol confirms that around 12:40 am, 34-year-old Brandi Krystal Malley's car veered off Highway 43 and overturned. Officers say she was ejected from the vehicle.
Deputy Bobby Underwood said the Sheriff's office is doing all it can to comfort the Malley family. He says a Chaplin and a grief counselor will be available for comfort. Underwood says services have not yet been planned.