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Canon GA, USA
May. 21, 2014
Caucasian Male / 26 yrs. of age
Franklin County Sheriff's Office - GA
1 James Little Street Carnesville, GA
30521 USA (706)245-8752
Cruz was part time with Franklin County and a full time deputy with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.
Bio: Thomas was a father and attended Franklin County High School and North Georgia Technical College.
Taliya LaCruz Thomas - Daughter 8-month-old
Fatal Incident Summary
Wed. May. 21, 2014
Deputy Sheriff Cruz Thomas was killed in a vehicle crash on I-85 while attempting to catch a traffic violator at approximately 9:00 pm.
A tractor trailer traveling in the same direction attempted to change lanes, causing Deputy Thomas' vehicle to leave the highway, overturn, and strike several trees. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Deputy Cruz's father serves as the sheriff of Franklin County. Deputy Cruz also served with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.