First responders led procession for San Juan County Sheriff's Office deputy who died while on duty
BLOOMFIELD — Some of San Juan County's first responders led a procession on Feb. 25 from Farmington to Colorado for the San Juan County Sheriff's Office deputy who died while on duty last week.
The San Juan County Sheriff's Office announced on Feb. 19 that a deputy died while working on Feb. 18.
It was described by the agency as an "on duty (non-duty related) isolated incident.”
The Sheriff's Office has not publicly released additional information on the incident, or identified the deputy.
The procession started at McGee Park around 11:45 a.m. heading east along U.S. Highway 64 then turning north on U.S. Highway 550 in Bloomfield.
It followed U.S. Highway 550 north into Colorado for a funeral at an unannounced location.
The agency also stated the funeral for the deputy would be closed to only family and law enforcement.