Funeral procession for fallen Georgia soldier passes through Middle Georgia

Firefighters in Bibb County pay tribute to Staff Sgt. Wright, killed in action in Africa, Saturday. Kimberly Wyatt/WEAR

MACON, Ga--A U.S. special forces member from Georgia killed in action in Africa Wednesday was carried home in a police escort Saturday.

The caravan passed through Forsyth, Macon and other parts of Middle Georgia Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters and deputies in Bibb County paid tribute to Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright, from Toombs County, along the bridges over I-75 in Macon.

A visitation for Sgt. Wright will be held tonight in Vidalia.

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