LINCOLN — A veteran Lincoln police officer is dead after collapsing at a gym and being rushed to a hospital.
Officer John Clarke died Monday after collapsing at a fitness facility. The cause of the 43-year-old's death wasn't immediately clear.
Clarke had been part of the Lincoln Police Department for 21 years. He served as the lead trainer for the canine unit and worked as a canine handler for 15 years.
Lincoln Police Chief Jim Peschong said Clarke was an accomplished officer with many commendations.
Clarke is survived by his wife, Lisa, and three children. — AP
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