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Kerkhoven EMT dies after medical emergency

Dean Nichols
Dean Nichols

Updated: January 17, 2020 09:11 PM

A first responder in rural Minnesota died earlier this week, according to a community newspaper.

The Kerkhoven Banner reports 57-year-old Dean Nichols, a volunteer EMT and city maintenance worker for over 20 years, died after suffering a medical emergency Monday morning.

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Nichols died the same day as Howard Lake Fire Chief Daryl "Taddy" Drusch, who died of a suspected heart attack hours after responding to an emergency call.

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Last week, Pine County deputy Ben Neel passed away after suffering a stroke following brain surgery. A funeral for him is planned for Saturday.

A memorial service for Nichols is set for Monday.

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