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Alto police officer dies of COVID-19

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Published: Sep. 8, 2021 at 4:52 PM CDT
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ALTO, Texas (KLTV) - A patrol officer with the Alto Police Department died of COVID-19 Tuesday.

Police Chief Joe Houghton said Officer Ryan Vasquez was 43-years-old. Vasquez was a patient at a Dallas hospital, admitted on Aug. 29.

There are no other COVID-19 related issues among the department staff, according to Chief Houghton.

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