August 15, 2018

Ohio Officer Collapses, Dies During Training in 90-Degree Heat

Posted on July 9, 2018 @ 16:35 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

<p>Patrolman Vu Nguyen passed away four days after collapsing during a 1.5-mile timed run that was part of the agency's canine handler eligibility process. Image courtesy of ODMP.</p>

Patrolman Vu Nguyen passed away four days after collapsing during a 1.5-mile timed run that was part of the agency’s canine handler eligibility process.

Vu Nguyen died at the Cleveland Clinic, where he had been approved for a liver transplant, according to Cleveland.com.

“He and other candidates were participating in the physical fitness portion of the process in 90+ degree heat when he collapsed during the run on July 2nd, 2018,” ODMP said.

Nguyen has been a Cleveland police officer since 1998. He is survived by his wife and two children.

 

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