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ATF Agent Dies of Apparent Heart Attack in Training

May 28, 2018  | 

Special Agent Paul “Scott” Ragsdale (Photo: ATF)
Special Agent Paul “Scott” Ragsdale (Photo: ATF)

A 41-year-old ATF agent died on Thursday after apparently suffering a heart attack during training in Coppell, TX, the agency said.

Special Agent Paul “Scott” Ragsdale of Rockwall was learning arrest techniques when he suffered an apparent cardiac arrest, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said.

He was rushed by ambulance to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Grapevine where he was pronounced dead, NBC DFW reports.

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Jon Retired LEO @ 6/1/2018 1:48 PM

Rest in peace Agent Ragsdale and prayers to your family and the department of ATFE. You have honorably completed your tour of duty.

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