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Long-serving State Fair policeman dies

Posted August 7, 2008 4:10 p.m. EDT
Updated August 7, 2008 4:31 p.m. EDT

— Lt. John Jernigan, 77, of the North Carolina State Fair Police died Thursday, a spokesman with the state Department of Agriculture said.

Jernigan was in the hospital recovering from back surgery when he suffered a heart attack. He had served the State Fair for 55 years.