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Nevada Highway Patrol is honoring fallen hero Sgt. Ben Jenkins

Posted at 8:00 PM, Mar 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-27 23:00:53-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Nevada Highway Patrol is honoring a fallen hero.

Today marks one year since the end of watch for Sgt. Ben Jenkins.

He was killed near Ely after he stopped to help a driver on the side of the road.

NHP says Sgt. Jenkins's dedication, pride and service made a positive and lasting impact in Nevada and the Elko community.

The suspected gunman is in jail.