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

Duty Death: Jeremy Brinton - [Nogales, Arizona]

End of Service: 05/21/2021


By Suzie Ziegler

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

Officer Jeremy Brinton.
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.

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