Colo. sheriff's recruit dies in physical test
PUEBLO, Colo. — A 34-year-old recruit for a Colorado sheriff's office collapsed and died after the department's physical agility test.
Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk Taylor says that Sergio Aragon collapsed Monday at a high school track after running about a half-mile as part of a standard physical agility test.
CPR failed to revive Aragon, and he was pronounced dead at a hospital. An autopsy is pending.
Aragon was among about 275 people seeking detention deputy positions. The physical agility test included running, crawling through a small tube and dragging a dummy.
Aragon was one of the first to finish before collapsing.
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