Community gathers for annual 5k benefiting fallen officer
CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. — The Crockett County Sheriffs Office held the third annual Rosemary Vela 5-K Run Saturday.
The 5-K run is in memory of fallen officer Rosemary Vela, who died in a car crash Sep. 2015 responding back up to another call.
Vela was a Madison County deputy.
Before working for Madison County she worked for Crockett County.
Her family says they participate in the 5K run in remembrance of Rosemary.
Organizers of the 5-K run want to spread awareness of all officers who have fallen in the line of duty.