Deputy Sheriff Grady Braddock was killed when a vehicle involved in a pursuit struck his patrol car. Deputy Braddock was responding to an officer needs assistance call for an officer from a local police agency who was chasing the vehicle.
Deputy Braddock was approaching the area when the suspect vehicle, traveling approximately 100 mph, broadsided his patrol car on the driverís side. Deputy Braddock and the passenger in the suspect's vehicle were killed while the suspect suffered minor injuries.
Deputy Braddock was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Orange County Sheriff's Office for three years. He is survived by his wife and parents.
Prevent Family Violence and Childabuse.com Pays Tribute to Officer Braddock who gave his life in the line of duty assisting a fellow officer, while making his community a safer place for all.
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