Animal Control Officer Darrian Young succumbed to injuries sustained on June 4th, 2020, when her patrol truck was struck by a drunk driver at the intersection of South Custer Road and South Raisinville Road.
She was driving on South Raisinville Road at approximately 8:00 a.m. when the drunk driver ran a red light and struck her vehicle on the driver’s side. She was transported to a local hospital where she passed away on June 6th, 2020.
The driver who caused the collision was arrested and was arraigned on charges of second-degree murder and operating while intoxicated causing death and reckless driving causing death.
Animal Control Officer Young had served with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office for one year and held a Special Deputy commission. She is survived by her fiancé, mother and stepfather, father and stepmother, sister, step-siblings, and grandparents.