Kansas Sheriff's Deputy Killed in Vehicle Crash

Deputy Brandon Collins; Photo: Johnson County Sheriff's Office

Deputy Brandon Collins; Photo: Johnson County Sheriff's Office

A Kansas sheriff's deputy was killed early Sunday morning after his patrol car was struck from behind by a motorist. 

Johnson County Sheriff's Office Master Deputy Brandon Collins had just conducted a vehicle stop in Overland Park when he returned to his patrol vehicle.

A passing motorist struck Deputy Collins' patrol car, causing Collins to sustain fatal injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle fled the scene but was apprehended shortly thereafter.

Deputy Collins had been with the force for 20 years and is survived by a wife and two children. 

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