Cause of Death
Killed in explosion caused by Boyd Crowder
Black Pike Mining

 Pruitt was a recurring character in the second season of the FX series Justified. Pruitt was a miner working at Black Pike Mining and was a fellow accomplice of Kyle Easterly who wanted to recruit notorious career criminal Boyd Crowder for a robbery at Black Pike, but was killed in an explosion caused by Boyd when he found out that he was to die as well. He is portrayed by guest star Nathan Sutton.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Background[edit | edit source]

Season 2[edit | edit source]

In "The I of the Storm", Pruitt is seen insulting Boyd for being a murderer but he is shooed away by Kyle.

In "For Blood or Money", Pruitt is present with Kyle at Ava's house as they continue to coerce Boyd into joining them on the heist.

In "Cottonmouth", Kyle lays out the heist plan to Boyd: Boyd will take packets down to the splinter shaft, Kyle, Marcus, and Pruitt will transfer the cash to the truck, and Boyd will kill Shelby Parlow, the security agent and they will frame him for the robbery, being viewed as heroes for stopping the heist. Boyd calls Ava's house from his cell phone, and pretends to talk to Ava, and overhears Kyle and Marcus saying that Boyd is to die as well in the mine explosion, along with Shelby.  Boyd, Kyle and cronies are readying for their big heist. Boyd pulls the gang aside and demands their cell phones, explaining that he is about to set an explosive charge and can't risk someone's phone interfering with the signal. They rob the money and Kyle sets off the detonator once Shelby and Boyd are in the mine, but the truck explodes instead. Unbeknowst to Kyle, Boyd was well aware of the plan to kill him and set the explosives in the truck outside. Kyle and Pruitt are immediately killed in the explosion.

Relationships[edit | edit source]

  • Boyd Crowder - Fellow miner, accomplice, would-be-victim, killer
  • Marcus - Fellow miner, accomplice, deceased
  • Kyle Easterly - Fellow miner, accomplice, deceased
  • Shelby Parlow - Black Pike Mining security agent, would-be-victim

Memorable Quotes[edit | edit source]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Season two appearances
The Moonshine War The Life Inside The I of the Storm For Blood or Money Cottonmouth
Blaze of Glory Save My Love The Spoil Brother's Keeper Debts and Accounts
Full Commitment Reckoning Bloody Harlan
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