Johnson County
Sheriff's Office
Clarksville, Arkansas
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Deputy Succumbs To Heat While Seizing Animals

A Johnson County Sheriff's Deputy succumbed to heat exhaustion on Friday, August 13 while seizing animals from a farm on County Road 2641 north of Lamar. The deputy became disoriented while attempting to herd the animals in a corral. An amublance was called to the scene along with first responders from the Lamar Fire Department. The deputy was transported to Johnson Regional Medical Center, observed and treated and released Friday night.