Funeral arrangements announced for Fulton County deputies killed in crash on I-20
The two Fulton County deputies who were killed in a crash along I-20 on September 29, will be laid to rest this week.
A funeral for Kenny B. Ingram took place on Monday, October 5 at Mt. Ephraim Baptist Church in Atlanta.
The funeral will be held for Deputy White on began on Wednesday, October 7 at 1:00 p.m. at Ephraim Baptist Church in Atlanta. Burial will take place at Mt. Harmony Memorial Gardens in Mableton.
Deputy Anthony White and Deputy Kenny Ingram were killed when state troopers said their county-issued vehicle struck a tractor-trailer that had stopped for traffic in the left eastbound lane near Exit 190 on Interstate 20 eastbound in Columbia County, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
READ MORE: Identities of 2 Fulton County deputies killed in crash on I-20 released
The deputies were on their way to pick up an inmate to be transferred to the Fulton County jail.
Officials say the crash happened when a Fulton County Sheriff's Office Dodge Charger hit the rear of a tractor-trailer that had stopped due to traffic in the left lane. Both deputies inside were killed in the crash.
Sign up for FOX 5 email alerts
According to investigators, the trucker was not injured. There were no other passengers in the sheriff's office vehicle.
Deputy White was a 7-year veteran having joined in Dec. 2012, and Deputy Ingram would have marked 15 years of service with the county in October. Both were assigned to the Law Enforcement Division of the Sheriff’s Office.
Download the FOX 5 Atlanta app for breaking news and weather alerts.