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Fallen Nevada Highway Patrol Sergeant honored after being killed in the line of duty

Posted at 8:33 AM, Mar 29, 2020

First responders throughout Nevada said goodbye to one of their own on Saturday.

Nevada Highway Patrol says Sergeant Ben Jenkins had stopped to help a motorist when he was shot and killed early Friday morning.

After a manhunt, 65-year-old John Dabitz was found 100 miles away and arrested.

Sergeant Jenkins was a decorated trooper who had served in several agencies in Nevada, as well as the Army and National Guard.

He is survived by his wife, mother, four children, and five grandchildren.