Deputy Sheriff David Lambert Warren County Sheriff’s Department Mississippi End of Watch: Tuesday, July 20, 2010

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Deputy Sheriff David Lambert
Warren County Sheriff’s Department
Mississippi

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Biographical Info
Age: 38
Tour of Duty: 15 years
Badge Number: WC-46

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Thursday, June 24, 2010
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Deputy David Lambert succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile accident one month earlier.
He was responding to backup another deputy who called for assistance when he swerved to avoid a vehicle at the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Oak Ridge Road. His patrol car overturned, causing him to suffer severe injuries. He was flown to a nearby hospital where he underwent several surgeries before succumbing to his injuries.
Deputy Lambert had served with the Warren County Sheriff’s Department for seven months and had served in law enforcement for a total of 15 years. He had previously served with the University of Mississippi Medical Center Police Department, River Oaks Medical Center Security Division, and Ross Barnett Reservoir Patrol.
He is survived by his wife and three children.

Agency Contact Information
Warren County Sheriff’s Department
1000 Grove Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Phone: (601) 636-1761
Please contact the Warren County Sheriff’s Department for funeral arrangements or for survivor benefit fund information.

WARREN COUNTY, Miss. — Deputy David Lambert succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile accident one month earlier. He driving in search of a deputy who had called for assistance. He swerved to avoid a vehicle at the intersection of U.S. Highway 61 and Oak Ridge Road.

His patrol car overturned, causing him to suffer severe injuries. He was flown to a nearby hospital where he underwent several surgeries before succumbing to his injuries on Tuesday.

Deputy Lambert had served with the Warren County Sheriff’s Department for seven months and had served in law enforcement for a total of 15 years. He had previously served with the University of Mississippi Medical Center Police Department, River Oaks Medical Center Security Division, and Ross Barnett Reservoir Patrol.

He is survived by his wife, three children, and seven grandchildren.

 

A Warren County deputy injured during a June wreck died at a Jackson hospital on Tuesday, Sheriff Martin Pace said.

Deputy David Lambert, 38, had been with the Sheriff’s Department since January, Pace said.

On June 24, Lambert was responding to a call for assistance when he was forced to swerve to avoid hitting another vehicle that came through the intersection he was passing, officials said. The cruiser hit the median, which caused it to roll. Lambert suffered severe head injuries along with a crushed hip and pelvis, broken shoulder and internal trauma, officials said.

After the wreck, Lambert was flown to the University of Mississippi Medical Center where he underwent several surgeries, officials said. He died Tuesday at 4 p.m., Pace said.

Lambert had 15 years of law enforcement experience, officials said. After 11 years with UMC Police, he worked two years for River Oaks Medical Center Security Division. Lambert then spent another year with the Ross Barnett Reservoir Patrol before coming Warren County.

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