William Garner Death | Obituary – William Garner age 53 as been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck Sunday night while helping I-85 crash victims in Franklin County.
Garner, 53, was killed while on-duty, after exiting his cruiser to tend to victims of an I-85 single-vehicle crash near Carnesville Sunday night.
Garner had exited his patrol vehicle after he responded to a single-vehicle crash on I-85 near Carnesville. While he was assisting the victims, he was struck by a Honda Accord, operated by 21-year-old Abdulhafiz Abdullahi, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, around 7 p.m. Sunday.
Abdullahi was charged with first-degree homicide by vehicle. GSP said other charges are pending.
We express our sympathy and deepest condolences to William Garner’s family today and in the days, weeks, months, and years that are to come as they cope with his passing. May his soul rest in peace.