Florida Keys Officer Killed in Single Car Crash
MCSO - Florida Keys Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy Melissa Powers was killed Tuesday night in the line of duty in a single vehicle traffic accident at the 101.8 mile marker of Highway U.S. One. She was pinned in her car and had to be extricated. She was rushed to Mariner's Hospital where she was pronounced deat at 11:30 pm. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family.
MCSO - Florida KeysDeputy Melissa Powers was killed in a traffic accident in Key Largo Tuesday night. Deputy Powers was 36 years old at the time of her death. She is survived by two children, and her husband who is a Detective with the Homestead Police department. Deputy Powers came to work for the Monroe County Sheriff's Office on Decem...ber 28, 2006 as a road patrol deputy working in the city of Marathon. She transferred to road patrol in the Key Largo area in February of this year.Prior to working for the Sheriff's Office, she worked for the Florida Department of Corrections.