ONEONTA, Ala. (AP) — A retired Alabama law enforcement officer has died of COVID-19.
News outlets report that Buddy Hutchinson, a retired Blount County Sheriff’s Office deputy died Saturday.
Hutchinson had remained active with the department after retiring as a deputy. He headed the office’s reserve program.
Hutchinson had also served as a police officer in Oneonta and Snead.
Sheriff Mark Moon’s Facebook page said Hutchinson is to be buried Friday at the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo.