Ga. cop dies breaking up fight at restaurant

An officer with the Eatonton Police department died Sunday during the arrest of two suspects that were fighting


By PoliceOne Staff

EATONTON, Ga. — An officer with the Eatonton Police department died Sunday during the arrest of two suspects that were fighting.

According to WSB-TV, Officer Noel Hawk responded with two other cops to a fight at a local McDonald’s between a juvenile and an adult.

After police calmed the situation, the fight re-escalated. During the arrest of the suspects, Officer Hawk collapsed.

Bystanders attempted CPR, but were not successful.

Officer Hawk died from a heart attack, according to the ODMP.

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