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Madison police officer killed in accident

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MADISON, MS (WLBT) - A Madison police officer has been killed in an early-morning accident at Highway 51 and Hoy Road in Madison around 6:45 Wednesday morning.

60-year old Jimmy Brooks, Sr. was on his way to work on his personal motorcycle when the accident happened. He was taken to UMMC where he died from his injuries.

PFC Brooks had been with the Madison Police Department for 10 & 1/2-years and had a total of 31 & 1/2-years law enforcement experience.

Brooks spent 21 years with the Vicksburg Police Department, retiring as chief in 1992.

Sheriff Martin Pace of Warren County worked with Books and knew him well.

"Jimmy was just a good people person, a good police officer, one that never minded taking that extra few minutes, to talk to somebody," said Pace. "I remember him over here, as a motor officer and would always be the one to take time to kind of let the kids come up and look at the motorcycle."

The Madison County Sheriff's Department is investigating the accident.

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