Retired Blount County deputy dies of COVID-19

Local News

BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Buddy Hutchinson, a retired deputy with the Blount County Sheriff’s Office, died of COVID-19 on Saturday.

Although he was considered retired, authorities say that Hutchinson still played a large role with the Sheriff’s Office. He headed the BCSO Reserve program and was said to always help anyone in need.

The Locust Fork Fire and Rescue Department made the announcement on their Facebook page and said that he will be missed.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.