A former Kennewick man who recently realized his dream of becoming a police officer in Arizona died while taking the physical agility test.
Bart Matthew Child, 29, collapsed Aug. 18 during a 1 1/2-mile run and was pronounced dead at Sierra Vista Regional Health Center in Sierra Vista, according to a website dedicated to fallen police officers.
The site said he died of a heart attack, but Army officials are investigating what happened.
Child served with the Department of Army Civilian Police for four years, and transferred two months ago to be a police officer at Fort Huachuca Army Base.
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He was born in Idaho Falls and had lived in Kennewick for 28 years before moving with his wife, Isabel, and three children to Arizona.
Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home in Kennewick is in charge of arrangements.