Deputies buy, install new mailbox for Blount Co. resident

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Employees with the Blount County Sheriff's Office bought and installed a new mailbox for a Blount County resident following an accident that occurred on Tuesday.

According to the BCSO, Sgt. Sam Hall, Cpl. Nick Nitzband and Deputy Dalton Williams replaced the mailbox on Wednesday.

An accident occurred on Sawgrass Way in Maryville on Tuesday, and Hall, Nitzband and Williams replaced the mailbox with funds donated by another deputy.

'The homeowner was very grateful to the deputies for going the extra mile," the sheriff's office said.