Creek County Dispatcher Dies Suddenly While On Duty
SAPULPA, Oklahoma - 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.