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Fallen ECSO deputy honored in Forsyth

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FORSYTH, GA (WTOC) -

An Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputy killed in the line of duty was honored on Monday as his name was placed on the Wall of Fallen Officers in Forsyth.

Cpl. Dennis Wright was killed in an automobile accident on Jimmy Deloach Parkway after leaving a South Georgia Traffic Enforcement Conference meeting in Pooler on Nov. 17, 2006.

Wright is survived by his daughter, two sons, two grandsons, mother, father and five siblings.

Wright was posthumously awarded the department's Medal of Honor.

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