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ADOC officer dies in traffic accident during winter storm

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Desi Patterson. Source: ADOC Desi Patterson. Source: ADOC
MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) -

This week's winter storm is being blamed for the death of an Alabama correctional officer.

The department says Officer Desi Patterson crashed while trying to get to work at the Bibb County Correctional Facility in Brent.

The accident happened on Highway 82 in Chilton County Thursday. Patterson was 43-years-old and leaves behind his wife and two children. He began his career with the department in 1998.

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