Deputy killed in crash

Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy Julius Dailey, 28, was killed in the line of duty early Monday morning when he lost control of his vehicle while responding to a burglary call.

According to Monroe County Sheriff Tom Boatwright, at 11:58 p.m. Monday, the 911 center received a call of a burglary in progress on Highway 41 near Franklin.

Deputy Dailey responded to the call and was in route when his vehicle veered off the road on Highway 41 a mile north of Monroeville. Boatwright said that Dailey overcorrected the vehicle, causing it to flip and hit a tree.

Monroeville Fire Rescue responded to the ac...

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