apnews.com – LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Krispy Kreme has stepped in to comfort Kentucky police officers mourning the loss of a doughnut truck that caught fire.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the company and a police escort delivered dozens of doughnuts to the city police department Wednesday afternoon.
Officer Kyle Mounce says no one was injured when a Krispy Kreme truck caught fire in the city on Monday, but the truck’s doughnuts were ruined. The fire’s cause was unclear as of Monday.
Lexington police shared posts on social media of the burned truck and officers jokingly mourning the loss.
The posts were widely shared online and police departments across the country offered their condolences. The chief marketing officer for Krispy Kreme, Dave Skena, says the company wanted to comfort the department in their time of sorrow.
I blogged the american tragedy earlier this week and to be honest i’m still not fully recovered. We can’t bring back our fallen glazed comrades but i’m happy that the officers at the scene were able to move on and get some delicious condolences. It’s not quite a happy ending but time heals all.