Secret Service Agent Dies While Protecting President Trump in Scotland

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July 18, 2018Jul 18, 2018

A Secret Service agent died while protecting President Donald Trump during his trip to Europe earlier this week.

The agent, a 19-year Secret Service veteran, reportedly suffered a severe stroke on July 15 at Trump’s Turnberry Golf Resort.

"It with great sadness and regret to report that the agent, a 19-year Secret Service veteran and dedicated professional of the highest order, passed early this morning on July 17, 2018, in Scotland,” the Secret Service said in a press release.

The Secret Service identified the fallen agent as Special Agent Nole E. Remagen.

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"In Remembrance: Special Agent Nole E. Remagen. This week the U.S. Secret Service lost one of America’s finest. We ask for your thoughts and prayers for his family, friends and colleagues. Forever Worthy of Trust and Confidence," the agency tweeted.

Medical personnel, Scotland police, and the White House medical unit all attempted to save the veteran Secret Service agent.

"[They] provided exceptional care and support for a member of our family," according to the Secret Service.

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Remagen was not alone at the time of his passing.

“At the time of his passing, he was surrounded by members of his immediate family and his extended Secret Service family,” the statement added.

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Remagen was only 42 years old. He was a Marine and a father to two children. A GoFundMe account has been created to help his family during this difficult time. Over $51,000 had been raised as of Wednesday morning.

President Trump released a statement honoring the fallen Secret Service agent on Wednesday.

"A five-year veteran of the United States Marines, Special Agent Remagen spent 19 years with the Secret Service. At the time of his passing, he was among the elite heroes who serve in the Presidential Protection Division of the Secret Service," Trump said in a statement. "Melania and I are deeply grateful for his lifetime of devotion, and today, we pause to honor his life and 24 years of service to our Nation."

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