Lincoln County deputy killed in Sunday motorcycle accident

Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputy Jamie Lavar Jackson

A Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputy died Sunday in an off-duty motorcycle crash in Lincolnton, authorities announced this week. 

Lincolnton Police, Lincoln County EMS, and Boger City Fire were dispatched to the call around 2:50 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 involving a motorcycle and a vehicle. 

Jamie Lavar Jackson, 41, of Lincolnton, was riding his motorcycle when he lost control of the vehicle and skidded into a vehicle that was not moving. Jackson was transported to Atrium Health – Lincoln where he was pronounced dead. 

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death, the sheriff's office said. 

Jackson was hired as a patrol deputy in May of 2013. He also worked as a narcotics officer. Jackson most recently worked in the Baker District day shift. He is the father of three sons: Corey, 20, Jayden 16 and Ciawa, 11.

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Lincoln County Sheriff Bill Beam described Jackson as a good officer who could interact well with the public. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

A GoFundMe has been set up to cover the funeral expenses. If you would like to donate, click here