MANATEE COUNTY, Fla- — The Manatee sheriff's office is mourning the loss of a deputy.
According to the sheriff, Deputy Antonio Hernandez lost his life in an off-duty car accident.
We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our own. This morning, Dep. Antonio Hernandez died from injuries sustained in a traffic crash, while off duty. He began his career at @PalmettoPD before joining MCSO in July. Please keep his family & friends in your thoughts & prayers. pic.twitter.com/ocWV0P7dta— Manatee Sheriff (@ManateeSheriff) December 20, 2020