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People in Pike County are saying goodbye to a fallen officer.
Sheriff's Deputy James Thacker was killed in a car accident Monday night.
People lined up at the funeral home to pay respects to James Thacker.
Some have driven hours to be at the funeral home.
The group Supporting Heroes is also here helping the family.
The visitation will continue for much of the day Thursday at the Community Funeral Home.
His funeral is Friday at one at East Ridge High School.