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Krispy Kreme Delivers Doughnuts to Officers Over Pastry Loss

Sarcastic Krispy Kreme truck fire pics went viral

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    Police in Lexington, Kentucky, shared the photo at left on New Year's Eve 2018 in reaction to a fire on a Krispy Kreme doughnut truck. The department's photos went viral, and the company delivered dozens of doughnuts to them two days later (right).

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    • The Lexington Police Department tweeted out photos showing the officers in various stages of sarcastic grief.

    Krispy Kreme has stepped in to comfort Kentucky police officers mourning the loss of a doughnut truck that caught fire.

    The Lexington Herald-Leader reported the company and a police escort delivered dozens of doughnuts to the city police department Wednesday afternoon.

    Officer Kyle Mounce said 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.

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