Two Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Killed In
Two Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies were killed in traffic accident near Augusta, Georgia yesterday morning. The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the accident.
The two deputies were on duty in a patrol car on Interstate 20 in Columbia County near Grovetown, Georgia. The fatal accident claimed the lives of Deputy Anthony White, a seven year veteran who joined the agency in December 2012 and Deputy Kenny Ingram who would have marked his 15-years of service in October. Both were assigned to the Law Enforcement Division of the Sheriff’s Office. No one else was in the vehicle.Chaplains who volunteer with the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office are offering grief counseling to the deputies’ family members and colleagues.
Sheriff Ted Jackson said, “These men had a profound sense of duty throughout their distinguished careers with this agency and for us and this county, the loss of these deputies is devastating.” The deputies were on their way to pick up an inmate to transfer to the Fulton County Jail. No additional details are available at this time.
Our prayers are with the family, friends & colleagues of Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Deputies White and Ingram.