Officers mourn loss of Krispy Kreme doughnut truck

Anna Jefferson
January 3, 2019

Rest in candies. Police in Lexington, Kentucky ended the year on a tragic note on Monday after a Krispy Kreme Donut truck caught fire... and couldn't be saved.

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The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The post is a nod to stereotype that law enforcement officers have an obsession with doughnuts.

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Dave Skena, the chief marketing officer for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, said it was great to see the police department deal with the fire in a fun way.

"No words", the officers wrote in a tweet alongside the photos, including a crying emoji.

They simply wrote, "No words", over the loss of the officers' stereotypical favorite treat. Stay strong guys; tough times don't last, tough cops do.

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"This literally hurts my soul". Tuesday night, Madison Police wrote on Twitter, "We mourn with you".

Krispy Kreme tweeted back in amusing fashion as well, writing, "We're thinking of you during this hard time...and have more doughnuts on the way!"

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