Former Rockdale County firefighter laid to rest

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Former Rockdale County firefighter Robert Sewell, III, was laid to rest Wednesday.

Family members and friends attended his memorial service Wednesday morning at the Rockdale County auditorium in Conyers.

Officers who were there say they appreciate his sacrifice and his service.

Sewell was on his way to work Thursday when his car hydroplaned and crashed.

He's the second Rockdale County firefighter killed in a weather-related crash in the last 14 months.

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