AL: Hunter hit, killed by train
January 18, 2010
Baldwin County deputy killed by train while hunting in Greene County
BAY MINETTE, Ala. -- Baldwin County Sheriff Deputy Mike Malone was killed
late Sunday afternoon hunting on or near a train track and was struck and
killed instantly by a train, the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office announced
The case is under investigation by the Alabama Bureau of Investigation,
the sheriff's office said. Malone, who was 33, leaves behind his wife, Amy.
Malone worked with the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office since October
2002, after having worked for the city of Mobile Police Department.
Malone worked in the criminal patrol division of the sheriff's office
until 2008, when he was transferred to his current position as an
investigator in the criminal investigations division, sheriff's officials.
Malone also was a member on the sheriff's office Emergency Response Team.
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