Sheriff’s office: Deputy dies following injuries from accident

A Clare County sheriff's deputy was severely injured after an accident Monday, the sheriff’s...
A Clare County sheriff's deputy was severely injured after an accident Monday, the sheriff’s office said.(Source: Clare County Sheriff's Office.)
Published: Jul. 27, 2022 at 2:49 PM EDT
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CLARE, Mich. (WNEM) - A Clare County sheriff’s deputy has died from injuries she suffered after an accident on Monday.

The sheriff’s office reported Clare County Mounted Deputy Nichole Shuff was responding to a medical call at the Clare County Fairgrounds at about 8:15 p.m. on July 25 when the accident occurred.

The sheriff’s office did not elaborate on what happened but did say she suffered serious head injuries.

“The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office and Mounted Division send our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Mounted Deputy Nichole Shuff of the Clare County Mounted Division. She passed away last night following an accident while serving for the Mounted Division at their local fair. A huge void has been left not only in her family, but also at the Clare County Sheriff’s Office,” the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook.