L/Cpl. Mark Hunter Coates

Lance Corporal Coates was on duty with the Highway Patrol’s Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team in Jasper County when he was attacked, shot and killed by the suspect during a traffic stop. The suspect was convicted of murder. Lance Corporal Coates was a native of Lexington County.

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