Crime & Courts

Funeral arrangements announced for deputy killed in wreck

The Union County Sheriff’s Office has announced funeral arrangements for Sgt. Jeffrey Wayne Greene, who was killed Wednesday in a traffic wreck in Monroe.

Services for Greene will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lakeview Baptist Church, 4602 Concord Highway, in Monroe.

Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Greene, a 10-year veteran of the Union sheriff's office, was killed when a tractor-trailer struck a tanker truck and tumbled onto his patrol car in Monroe. The N.C. Highway Patrol said the driver of the truck, identified by authorities as Eddie Weeks, faces misdemeanor death by vehicle charges.