Wilcox County sheriff dies in car crash, Ga. State Patrol investigating
WILCOX COUNTY, Ga. (WALB) - The sheriff of Wilcox County has died after a single-vehicle crash on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Wilcox County Coroner’s Office.
Sheriff Robert Rodgers, 52, was declared dead at the scene after his vehicle crashed into a culvert and then a tree at 4 p.m., according to Coroner Janice Brown. The crash happened on Highway 233 north of Rochelle.
Rodgers was reportedly responding to a domestic call at the time of the crash.
The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Georgia State Patrol.
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