The South Fulton Police Department said that Officer Jarvis Rushin was killed in a traffic crash on Highway 92 in South Fulton County early Monday morning, Aug. 5, according to WXIA-TV.
Police were called to the wreck on Ga. Hwy. 92 at around 3 a.m. for reports of a single-vehicle crash.
The driver has been identified as 28-year-old Jarvis Rushin, of Fairburn, of Atlanta, Georgia.
Rushin began his career with APD on July 3, 2013, and was assigned to the Field Operations Division in Zone 3.
Investigators believe Rushin was traveling south on Ga. Hwy. 92 approaching Corn Creek Drive, at which time the vehicle left the roadway striking a tree. He was ejected through the vehicle’s windshield while not wearing a seatbelt, and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Lt. Derrick Rogers with the South Fulton Police Department said the investigation is ongoing.
“Our hearts go out to his family and loved ones,” the Atlanta Police Department said on its Facebook page.
“Thank you for your service Officer Rushin,” the post continued to say. “We will forever miss you.”