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Beloved Dooly County dispatcher killed in crash

Kermit Coker (Source: Facebook) Kermit Coker (Source: Facebook)
Coker was killed Wednesday night in a crash on I-75 (Source: WALB) Coker was killed Wednesday night in a crash on I-75 (Source: WALB)
Coker will be laid to rest on Saturday. (Source: Facebook) Coker will be laid to rest on Saturday. (Source: Facebook)
DOOLY CO., GA (WALB) -

The Dooly County Sheriff's office is mourning the loss of one of their own.

Kermit Coker, 40, of Omega was killed Wednesday night in a crash on I-75 in Turner County when his truck crashed into the back of a tractor trailer.

Coker worked as a communications officer with the Dooly County Sheriff's Office. A well known and well liked dispatcher throughout South Georgia, Coker leaves behind his parents, a brother, a longtime girlfriend, and a daughter.

Coker will be laid to rest Saturday in Pitts with Dooly County Sheriffs Office employees and other law enforcement members serving as honorary pall-bearers.

For a link to his obituary click here.

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