Sergeant Robert Baron
Sandoval County Sheriff’s Office, New Mexico — Sergeant Rob Baron succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was struck by a vehicle on I-25, near San Felipe Pueblo.
Sergeant Baron was investigating a previous accident during a period of blizzard-like conditions when another vehicle lost control and struck him. He was transported to the University of New Mexico Hospital where he remained in a coma until passing away.
He had served with the Sandoval County Sheriff’s Office for eight years.
Sergeant Baron was a charter member of Law Enforcement United. He is survived by his wife, who is also a law enforcement officer and LEU member, and a 10-year-old son.