A University of Georgia veteran police officer was killed Tuesday night in a two-car crash in Jackson County, according to a media report.
Jeff Whitfield, 56, was en route to his Jefferson home when his car struck another vehicle, the Athens Banner-Herald reported.
The driver of the other vehicle suffered non-life-threatening injuries, the paper reported.
Whitfield was a former FBI agent and served with the U.S. Army as a helicopter pilot in the Gulf War.
Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.
Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.