Police Officer Brent Hall was killed in a vehicle crash near the intersection of Northeast Boulevard and Isaac Weeks Road in Clinton, North Carolina.
He was driving his patrol car to Newton Grove at about 6:40 pm when he suffered a medical emergency that caused his vehicle to accelerate and leave the roadway at a high rate of speed. The patrol car then struck a utility pole before coming to rest. Officer Hall suffered severe blunt force trauma as a result of the crash.
Officer Hall had served with the Newton Grove Police Department for two years and had served in law enforcement for five years. He is survived by his parents and sister.