SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. – A Sumter County detention deputy died Saturday after being injured in a crash earlier this week, the agency said.
Detention Deputy James "Jimmy" Bryon Russo, 31, died at 12:45 p.m. at Bayonet Point Regional Medical Center.
Deputies said the crash happened on State Road 50 in Hernando County.
Russo was hired in 2013 at the Sumter County Detention Center as a civilian detention support specialist. Deputies said he was later promoted to certified detention deputy.