Greensville County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia — Â Deputy Sheriff Percy House was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call after 9:24 am.
After failing to arrive at the call a massive search was initiated involving multiple agencies from the surrounding counties. Approximately 14 hours later, shortly before midnight, his patrol car was found submerged in a creek off of Massie Branch Road. His body was recovered by a police dive team a short time later.
It is believed that his vehicle left the roadway as the result of ice.