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Eagle County deputy to get Purple Heart

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EAGLE, Colorado – An Eagle County sheriff’s deputy will receive a Purple Heart in a ceremony today.

While on duty May 1, John Brownlee was struck by two vehicles whose drivers had lost control, and Brownlee suffered serious injury to his right leg.

The award will be presented at 6 p.m. at the Eagle Town Park, located at 500 Broadway in Eagle.


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