Deputy Sheriff Michael ButlerRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, Georgia
End of Watch: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Badge # 21B
Deputy Sheriff Michael Butler was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a domestic violence call at approximately 8:25 pm.
He was responding to the call with his emergency equipment activated when a tractor trailer crossed the center line as it attempted to turn right onto Cat Creek Road from Norman Hall Road. Deputy Butler was unable to avoid a collision and struck the trailer portion of the truck. The driver of the tractor trailer pulled Deputy Butler from the burning patrol car.
He was transported to South Georgia Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.