Careless Hearse Driver Stops at Dunkin Donuts While Transporting Dead Soldier

He had one job. He was to take the passed soldier in the back of his hearse and drive him straight to his final resting place, no stops. Instead, he decided to make a pit stop at a Dunkin Donuts for coffee and a treat. As NBC Miami reports, two workers driving the hearse have been let go after they left an American flag-draped coffin holding fallen veteran Lt. Col. Jesse Coleman in the vehicle in the parking lot. They were on their way from Veterans Funeral Care in Clearwater, Fla. to a funeral service. Citizen Rob Carpenter saw the hearse and decided to confront the workers. RELATED: Hit and Run Driver Callously Strikes an Elderly Pedestrian "I'm like, 'Is this really a body in here?' Carpenter said. "And he says, 'Yes,' and I said, 'So you have a dead soldier in the back of your hearse and you're stopping to get coffee?' And he didn't say anything." According to funeral home director Jim Rudolph, hearse drivers are to only leave a coffin unattended in case of dire emergency, and even then, curtains must be pulled to close off public view. Unfortunately, even though the workers reportedly have great records, and were sons of veterans themselves, the lapse in judgement cost them a job. RELATED: See Why The Willys Jeep is an Icon of Military Design ____________________________________ Click Here to Read the Original Article on BoldRide