Krispy Kreme delivers doughnuts to officers over pastry loss

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (AP) – 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 on 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. Chief Marketing Officer for Krispy Kreme Dave Skena said the company wanted to comfort the department in their time of sorrow.