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Wife of former Hendry Co. sheriff dies after crash

Posted at 12:46 PM, Jan 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-04 07:17:53-05

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. — Dawn Vaughn, who along with her husband Tommy, the former Hendry County Sheriff, was injured in a motorcycle crash in November, has died of her injuries.

Her death was confirmed Dec. 31 in a Facebook post from the sheriff's office.

The crash happened Nov. 30.

"The family has asked that their deepest appreciation for the prayers, warm wishes, words of support and visits be passed on to the community and friends," the department said.

A public viewing for Vaughn is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 10 from 5-7 p.m. at Akin Davis Funeral Home in LaBalle. A graveside service is set for Tuesday, Jan. 11 at Fort Denaud Cemetery at 10 a.m. The public is welcome to attend.