Decatur County-- A deputy on his way to try to save a life, lost his own.
Decatur County Deputy Robert Griffin was responding to a suicide call around 9:30 this morning. He apparently lost control of his car on Brinson-Airbase road and slammed into a tree. He died on impact.
John Jackson with the Georgia State Patrol said, "Its very tough. Especially when its someone you know."
The Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team will investigate the crash.