Stay Strong Live Long Support SPD 214

Sylacauga Police Officer, Stephen "Blake" McGhee, survived an accident involving a log truck on November 14, 2019, at approximately 6:19 PM. He has undergone multiple surgeries to correct or reconstruct areas of injury. Surgeries have gone well and Blake remains strong, but now faces a long road for recovery ahead of him.

To help offset all of the expenses that go along with long-term recovery, we are asking any and all who are willing to make a donation. All of the donations will go to Blake McGhee and his family. 

Thank you in advance for your generosity!

Kelley B. Johnson
Chief of Police
Sylacauga Police Department



For more information regarding the accident, here is the initial press release that was submitted to local media and posted on the department facebook page:


 "Press Release - November 15, 2019

     At approximately 6:19 PM, on Thursday evening, November 14, 2019, Sylacauga Officer Blake McGhee was involved in an accident involving a log truck on Highway 21 near Gristmill Road in Talladega County. Promptly following the initial contact of the vehicle, Officer McGhee’s unit caught fire. Due to extensive injuries from the wreck, Officer McGhee was unable to exit the vehicle on his own but pulled out of the wreckage by a fellow officer and three other men from the window. Without the swift actions of Talladega County Sheriff Deputy Chris Rogers, a fellow member of the Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, and the other three men who were passers-by, circumstances could have ended very differently.

 

    Despite the critical nature of Officer McGhee’s extensive injuries, he was responsive throughout the time. Due to weather conditions, he was unable to be flown from the scene but ultimately transported by ambulance to UAB. Officer McGhee is medically stable at this time as he undergoes multiple surgeries for those injuries. Thoughts and prayers are appreciated for Blake and his family as he faces a difficult recovery ahead."


Pictured: Officer McGhee's assigned unit

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Donations

  • Pam Looney 
    • $50 
    • 26 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Scot Meador 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Philip and Kassey Epperson 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo

Organizer and beneficiary

Kelley Johnson 
Organizer
Sylacauga, AL
Stephen McGhee 
Beneficiary
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