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Colorado deputy dies; 3rd law enforcement death in 5 weeks

An American flag waves in the wind as a police procession travels along South Nevada Avenue for El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputy Micah Flick, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Flick was shot and killed while he and other officers were investigating a stolen vehicle earlier Monday. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette via AP)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Authorities were investigating what happened before El Paso County Deputy Micah Flick was shot and became the third law enforcement officer to die in the line of duty in Colorado since New Year’s Eve.

Authorities said Flick, other deputies and officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department were investigating a stolen car on Monday afternoon.

"They encountered an adult male suspect, a struggle ensued and shots were fired," Colorado ...

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