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Off-Duty Colorado Deputy Killed Helping Motorist After Accident

January 04, 2015  | 

Sgt. Sean Renfro (Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)
Sgt. Sean Renfro (Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

A Jefferson County (Colo.) Sheriff's Office sergeant was killed on U.S. Highway 285 near Conifer Saturday after he stopped to help another motorist.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said Sergeant Sean Renfro was off duty when he stopped to help a motorist. Renfro was a 15-year veteran of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, ABC 7 reports.

According to Mark Techmeyer with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Sgt. Renfro was directing traffic after an accident in the area.

According to CSP Cpl. Heather Cobler, a vehicle traveling northbound lost control and crossed into the southbound lanes, striking two people.  One adult male, later identified by JCSO as Sgt. Renfro, died at the scene and another person was transported to the hospital in unknown condition.

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Ima Leprechaun @ 1/4/2015 7:34 PM

Rest in Peace Sgt. Renfro.

132&Bush @ 1/4/2015 8:13 PM

Rest in Peace Sgt. Renfro.

kevCopAz @ 1/5/2015 5:55 PM

Thank you for your service and God rest your soul. You are an example of the caring, dedicated American Police Officer who even off duty is there to help others. This is the true picture folks should have of Law Enforcement, not the false example that the anti -police folks promote. Thank you .

Rev. Wayne N. Hill Sr @ 1/5/2015 7:00 PM

May Jesus provide Solace and support to your family and friends after calling "End Of Tour" for you and calling you home.

Rev. Wayne N. Hill Sr @ 1/5/2015 7:11 PM

Rest in Peace Sgt. Renfro. May Jesus provide Comfort and solace to your family and friends.

Rev. Wayne N. Hill Sr @ 1/5/2015 7:12 PM

Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace.

Larry Romero @ 1/6/2015 7:25 AM

May you rest in peace. Prayers and thoughts for you Sgt. Renfro, your family and your department. God love all law enforcement.

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