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Vance deputy's funeral to be held Thursday

Posted April 28, 2009 12:04 p.m. EDT
Updated April 29, 2009 4:23 p.m. EDT

— Funeral arrangements are in place for Vance County Deputy Brandon Scott Coker, 26.

Coker died Saturday in a single-vehicle crash north of Henderson while attempting to stop a reported reckless driver, said Vance County Sheriff Peter White.

Visitation for Coker will be held Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Eakes Funeral Home, 834 North Main St. in Creedmoor.

The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Ridgecrest Baptist Church, 1104 Milton Road in Durham.

Coker will be buried at Carolina Memorial Gardens, 102 Moss Road in Creedmoor.