Officer George was responded to a call for assistance from another Officer from the Ball Police Department. He was traveling south on US Hwy 165 when his patrol car collided with an abandoned bicycle that was located in the roadway. After colliding with the bicycle, Officer George lost control of his patrol car, left the roadway and collided with several trees. After colliding with the trees, the patrol car became engulfed in flames. Officer George died at the scene.
Officer George had served with the Ball Police Department for 18 years and had previously served with the United States Army.