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.