Bladen County, N.C. — A Bladen County sheriff's deputy died Friday night en route to a call when his car crashed, the sheriff's office said. The details of the crash were not released.
Dwayne Charles Hester, 39, had been with the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office for a little over a year. Before that, he was a police officer in Elizabethtown.
Hester is survived by his wife and two children.
Visitation will be held for Hester from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Bladenboro. A funeral is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church's Family Life Center.