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Ariz. LEO dies a day after being struck by vehicle

Officer Jeremy Brinton was assisting with lane closures when he was hit by an oncoming car

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Duty Death: Jeremy Brinton - [Nogales]

End of Service: 21/05/2021

By Suzie Ziegler

NOGALES, Ariz. — The Nogales Police Department is mourning an officer who died Friday, one day after he was seriously injured.

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Officer Jeremy Brinton.

Officer Down Memorial Page

According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, Officer Jeremy Brinton was struck while working an overtime assignment assisting with lane closures at a construction site. Brinton was standing outside his patrol car when he was hit. The officer was flown to a hospital where he later died.

Brinton served with Nogales Police for 18 years, according to ODMP. He is survived by his wife and four children.