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Ky. officer collapses, dies on duty

Chad Shaw, 47, was assisting at a school when he suddenly collapsed and died shortly after

Duty Death: Chad Shaw - [McCracken County, Kentucky]

End of Service: 08/06/2013


By PoliceOne Staff

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. — A sheriff's deputy who was assisting staff at a school as they prepared for the new school year died Tuesday shortly after collapsing.

Chad Shaw, 47, was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to WPSD.

(McCracken County Sheriff's Dept. Image)
(McCracken County Sheriff's Dept. Image)

"Deputy Shaw will always be remembered for his love for his family, his love for helping others, and the thoroughness in the way he did his job as a public servant for the citizens that he served,” said Sheriff Jon Hayden. “We would ask that everyone pray for his wife Margaret, and their two daughters.”

The McCracken County Coroner’s Office is investigating the cause of his death, according to KFVS12.

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