Deputy Sheriff Walter Nathan "Nicky" Coleman

Deputy Sheriff Walter Nathan "Nicky" Coleman

Camden County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, May 19, 1985

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Walter Nathan "Nicky" Coleman

Deputy Sheriff Nicky Coleman was struck and killed by a vehicle while making a traffic stop on I-95 approximately 1-1/2 miles south of Kingsland.

He was standing in between his patrol car and the other vehicle when a moving van ran off the road, struck his patrol car, and then ran over the top of the car and struck him.

The driver of the van was charged with second-degree vehicular homicide and improper lane change.

Deputy Coleman had served with the Camden County Sheriff's Office for eight years. He was survived by his parents and two sisters.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 072

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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Deputy Sheriff Coleman,
On today, the 34th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Camden County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 19, 2019

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