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OFFICER DOWN: Sergeant Iris Smith Mississippi Department of Corrections, Mississippi

6a00d8341bf7d953ef01bb07cf3abd970d-120wiSergeant Iris Smith

Mississippi Department of Corrections, Mississippi

End of Watch: Monday, May 25, 2015

JACKSON, MS--Sergeant Iris Smith was killed in a vehicle collision at approximately 3:15 pm when the prisoner transport van she was driving collided with the back of a tractor trailer on U.S. 49, at J M Tatum Industrial Drive, in Hattiesburg.

She was following an ambulance that was transporting an inmate to a local hospital when the crash occurred.

Sergeant Smith had served with the Mississippi Department of Corrections for 15 years and was assigned to the South Mississippi Correctional Institution.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Commissioner Marshall Fisher
Mississippi Department of Corrections
633 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39202

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