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Detective Matthew Walker Blansett

Marion County Sheriff’s Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Detective Matt Blansett and Sergeant Lee Russell of the Tennessee Highway Patrol were killed in a helicopter crash on Aetna Mountain in Marion County at about 4:00 pm.

The Bell 206 helicopter struck high-tension power lines and crashed into a wooded area near mile marker 163 adjacent to I-24 and SR-134.

Detective Blansett served with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department for 20 years nd also served as a Marion County Commissioner. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

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