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NM officer dies of heart attack suffered at accident scene


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August 17, 2012

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NM officer dies of heart attack suffered at accident scene

Officer Down: Robert Potter - [Santa Fe, New Mexico]


By PoliceOne Staff

SANTA FE, N.M. — A New Mexico Motor Transportation officer who suffered a heart attack at an accident scene has died.

Officer Robert Potter was rendering aid on the scene of a tractor trailer wreck Thursday when he collapsed, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page

Potter was transported to Memorial Medical Center where he underwent surgery and was later pronounced dead.



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