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    Deputy Down, Hendry Co FL

    HENDRY COUNTY: A Hendry County deputy was killed in what the Florida Highway Patrol calls a "freak accident" Tuesday morning.

    Sergeant Michael Lee Horne, 45, was going off shift and had arrived at his home off Evans Road around 6 a.m.

    Troopers say for some reason he failed to stop at a gate in the driveway. Horne's vehicle went through the gate and hit a garage or utility building.

    Neighbor Beatrice Quintanilla says she came out to see a gaping hole in the garage and Horne's car crushed.

    He was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Horne was a 10-year veteran of the force. He had just been promoted three weeks ago.

    He leaves behind two daughters, ages 9 and 11


    Got a few friends that work in this county...say he was the nicest guy around. Pray for the poor kids he left behind...it says nothing about leaving behind a wife...hope he has family that can raise them.
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    How tragic! It sounds to me like he had some kind of medical issue before the car ever struck anything. What a terrible day for those children.
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    That is terrible, my condolences to his family and friends, May he Rest in Peace

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    Rest in peace.

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    Thoughts and prayers en-route.
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    My condolences at this difficult time.


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    Rest in peace , Sgt. Horne.
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    Rest well Deputy Horne.

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