Sunday marks exactly one week since Master Deputy Brandon Collins died responding to a traffic stop. On Saturday, a procession escorted his remains to his final resting place in Oilton, Oklahoma.
For nearly one hundred miles along 169 Highway, people held American flags honoring a man who spent his life serving us. "He was very loved by so many people and it is just really nice that everyone is coming out here just to see him," said Ashley Brownle.
"He is a good buddy of mine so I will follow the procession down to Oilton, Oklahoma to show support for his family, his wife and two girls," said Shannon Chase. Chase described Collins as a hardworking and dedicated Deputy who cared for his wife and daughters.
"I see love and support for him. He had a dedication to his job and it shows as well as a love for the people," said Chase.
Deputy Collins is the first Johnson County Deputy killed in the line of duty in 45 years. He died last Sunday when a suspected drunk driver hit his patrol vehicle.