NEW ALBANY, Miss. (WTVA) - A Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) officer lost his battle with cancer.
MHP posted confirmation Wednesday night to social media, sending the family of trooper Keith Cole its condolences.
It is with heavy hearts that Colonel Chris Gillard and the MS Department of Public Safety extend condolences to the family of Trooper Keith Cole, F-26.
“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7 pic.twitter.com/GgRKp4Uuqj
— MS Highway Patrol (@MSHwyPatrol) May 14, 2020
Cole, 41, was a member of Troop F, which is based in New Albany.
The entire MHP family across the state have been supporting their brother in blue through his battle with esophageal cancer.
Cole is survived by his wife, Monica, and son, Michael.