Sheriff's Office Fires Deputy After Internal Investigation


Decatur - A Macon County sheriff's deputy has been fired. 

On Wednesday, the department fired 41 year-old Brian Duff after an internal investigation.

Police say duff crashed into the back of a truck on North Jasper Street, June 29th in Decatur.  55 year-old Thomas Lennox who was in the roadway picking up a mattress that fell from the truck was struck and critically injured.     

Lennox lost both of his legs as a result of his injuries.

Decatur police say Duff's actions in his squad car were clearly reckless and unsafe.

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