Sumter Co. Commissioner killed in accident

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Published: Sep. 19, 2021 at 7:17 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 19, 2021 at 7:59 PM EDT
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AMERICUS, Ga. (WALB) - Sumter County Commissioner William Reid was killed Saturday morning in an accident, according to a Facebook post by Sumter County Fire Rescue. Officials say that the commissioner was killed in a crash with a motor vehicle while he was riding his bicycle.

Fire officials said the accident happened in Schley County.

Reid currently served as the county commissioner for District 5 in Sumter County.

A visitation will be held Monday from 6-8 p.m. in the chapel of Aldridge Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Shiloh Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions can be made to Shiloh Baptist Church or to the charity of your choice.

You can read the full obituary here.

All of the personnel here at Sumter County Fire Rescue extend our deepest condolences to the family of Sumter County...

Posted by Sumter County Fire Rescue on Sunday, September 19, 2021

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