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Creek County Dispatcher Dies Suddenly While On Duty

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A Creek County dispatcher died suddenly while on duty over the weekend. Chris Hinojosa apparently suffered some sort of medical event, the sheriff's office said.

Hinojosa got up to take a break Saturday night and didn't come back, the deputy sheriff said. A co-worker went to check on him and found him dead.

The medical examiner will determine his official cause of death.

Hinojosa had worked for the department for a few months. Before that, he served as a Claremore dispatcher and reserve officer for Kaw City.

He was engaged to be married and also leaves two step-children as well as other family.

His friends and family have set up an online fundraiser to help with funeral expenses. If you want to help, visit their GoFundMe page.

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